Suspect sought in Houma shooting death

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Associated Press

Posted on May 22, 2012 at 8:56 AM

Updated Tuesday, May 22 at 9:03 AM

HOUMA, La. (AP) — Authorities in the Houma area are looking for a 22-year-old suspect in last week's fatal shooting at a trailer park.

The victim was 40-year-old Ron Pierre. He was found dead around 8:30 p.m. on May 15 at a trailer park just off Houma's East Main Street.

The Courier reports (http://bit.ly/L1ri2f ) that the suspect is Jerome Jones of Houma. A warrant for Jones' arrest on a first-degree murder charge has been issued.

A dispute over drugs is believed to have led to the shooting.

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Information from: The Courier, http://www.houmatoday.com

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