One dead following Tuesday shooting in Port Allen, victim identified
PORT ALLEN - One man is dead following a Tuesday shooting in Port Allen.
Port Allen police were seen in the area of Avenue A around 3:30 p.m. Authorities confirmed to WBRZ that one person had been shot and rushed to a hospital in critical condition.
I’m on scene in Port Allen where authorities say one person has been shot and taken to the hospital. This is on Avenue A. Caution tape surround an apartment complex pictured — More details to come @WBRZ pic.twitter.com/ZaJ3ccUsDc— Sydney Kern (@sydneykern) January 29, 2019
Wednesday morning police said the victim, identified as 19-year-old Dedrick Jackson, died from his injuries. No further information was provided.