Deputies with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office are currently investigating a shooting in the 900 block of Paul Fredrick Street in Luling.
Responding deputies located a 19-year-old male with an accidental, self-inflicted gunshot wound. Deputies rendered first aid at the scene and the subject is being transported for medical treatment at a local area hospital.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, there is no threat to public safety, but citizens will notice an increased police presence.
Anyone with information concerning the incident are urged by police to contact the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office at 985-783-6807 or by calling 911.