GARYVILLE, La. Deputies are investigating the murder of a 23-year-old man Saturday in Garyville. It is the first homicide of the year in St. John the Baptist Parish.

It happened just after 9 p.m. Saturday, according to Capt. Dane Clement, spokesman for the St. John sheriff's office.

Deputies found Kevin Ferrygood, 23, lying on the road at the intersection of South Fig and Daisy Streets in Garyville. Ferrygood had been shot several times and died on the scene, Clement said.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office Detectives at 985-652-6338 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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