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Man dead in Metairie shooting

Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joseph Lopinto said the shooting happened around 10:40 p.m. near the intersection of North Dillon and Versailles streets.
Credit: Osama Ayyad

METAIRIE, La. — Authorities say a man is dead following a shooting in Metairie on Monday evening.

Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joseph Lopinto said the shooting happened around 10:40 p.m. near the intersection of North Dilton and Versailles streets. Deputies responding to that intersection found a man with at least one gunshot wound. He was later pronounced dead at the scene.

The sheriff's office has not shared any information about a suspect or motive for the shooting at this time.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the JPSO homicide section at 504-364-5300 or Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111.

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