Man, woman shot to death in car - two children alive inside

Man, woman shot to death in car - two children alive inside

Man, woman shot to death in car - two children alive inside

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by Gabrielle Boykin / Eyewitness News

wwltv.com

Posted on August 18, 2012 at 2:34 AM

Updated Saturday, Aug 18 at 10:38 PM

AVONDALE, La. - A man and a woman traveling with two children inside of their car were found shot to death inside the vehicle in the tall grass near Lapalco Blvd. and Highway 90 in Avondale around 1:30 a.m., according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.

According to the JPSO, the sheriff's office received a report of a one-car accident at Lapalco and Hwy. 90 and when they arrived they found the male driver and female passenger dead inside the vehicle. Both had been shot multiple times and pronounced dead on the scene.

A four-year-old girl and a four-month-old baby boy were also inside of the car but they were uninjured.

The victims were identified late Saturday morning as Willie Odom, 22, of Harvey, and Shawna Girod, 19, of Avondale.
There are no suspects or motive at this time.
Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call the JPSO Investigative Bureau at 504-364-5300 or Crimestoppers at 822-1111.

 

 

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