UPDATE: Man dead after shooting in Gretna, sheriff's office says

Man dead after Gretna shooting

GRETNA – One man is dead after a shooting in Gretna on Wednesday afternoon. 

According to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, the shooting occurred around 4:45 p.m. at 405 Lapalco Boulevard. 

Deputies said before they could arrive, the 34-year-old man was brought to the hospital by a Good Samaritan. The man was originally listed in critical condition and brought to University Hospital where officials said he later died from his injuries.

Deputies have not released a suspect or motive in the shooting.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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