NATALBANY, La. Tangipahoa sheriff's deputies are searching for a suspect wanted for questioning in connection with the death of a man who died after being shot in his front yard.

Derrick J. Dupard, aka 'Donkey,' is wanted by police in connection with the shooting death of a man in Natalbany on Apr. 1. Police believe that Dupard may be in the Baton Rouge area.

Prioniro Scott, 39, died after being shot in the front yard of his house. He died after being taken to the hospital in New Orleans.

Tangipahoa Sheriff Daniel Edwards said that witnesses heard several shots fired , then saw Scott run into the street where he asked a passing motorist for help.

Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Dupard is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-554-5245.

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