Sheriff’s deputies believe a 41-year-old man was shot and killed Sunday when he answered the door of his Jefferson Highway apartment, a spokeswoman said.
Deputies believe Ellis Banks was shot at 6:25 p.m. when he answered a knock at his 12400 Jefferson Highway apartment door, spokeswoman Casey Rayborn Hicks said in a news release.
Banks was taken to a hospital where he died from his injuries, Hicks said.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (225) 389-5000 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at (225) 344-7867.
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