Man found dead, suspect arrested in St. Rose shooting

A man was found dead from an apparent gunshot wound Saturday (Jan. 12) and a suspect taken into custody.

Shortly after 4:30 p.m., the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a homicide in the 100 block of Second Street in St. Rose.

The victim, a Hispanic male in his 50’s, was found deceased in a yard with an apparent gunshot wound.

A suspect in the shooting was taken into custody a short time later.

The Sheriff’s Office did not identify the victim or suspect.

Sheriff Greg Champagne assured the public that there is currently no perceived threat to the community.

The incident is under investigation.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact Detective Jenni Barrette of the Sheriff’s Office at (985) 783-1135 or (985) 783-6807.

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