Body found in Sorrento
SORRENTO, La. - Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office detectives are investigating a homicide that occurred Friday night on LV Road in Sorrento, according to Chief Deputy Tony Bacala.
Bacala says the Sheriff's Office received a call at 7:53 a.m. from an individual who said that there was a person on the side of the road that appeared to have been shot.
Bacala said that the victim, who has not been identified, is a black male who appears to be in his 20s or 30s and who is approximately 6' to 6'2" tall and weighing about 220 pounds.
The victim was wearing a white long sleeve pull over shirt, loose fitting designer jeans and white tennis shoes. He also has a clean shaven face and head.
Detectives canvassed the area and located several people who indicated that they heard gunshots between 3:30 and 4:30 a.m., according to Bacala.
Anyone with information regarding this homicide or the identity of the victim is urged to call the Sheriff's Office at 225-621-4636 or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP(7867).