Hammond murder suspect surrenders
HAMMOND - Law enforcement officials in Tangipahoa Parish say they're looking for the man behind a fatal shooting in Hammond on July 31.
The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office says 38-year-old Stephen Brown is their lead suspect in the murder of 19-year-old Leroy Sims III.
> UPDATE: Deputies said Brown turned himself in this weekend.
According to a news release, Sims was shot multiple times on Monday night around 9:40 p.m. and pronounced dead at the scene.
Officials belive illegal drug activity was behind the murder.
Brown is still at large and attempting to elude capture.