LAPLACE, La. Deputies responding to a call of a man shot found a victim in the 1900 block of Jasper Lane Wednesday morning.

The body was discovered around 8:30 a.m.

According to deputies, the victim had several gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead on the scene. His identity was being withheld pending family notification.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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