Police and fire briefs

Man killed in Marrero shooting

Jefferson Parish sheriff’s deputies found a man shot twice in the front seat of a pickup truck Saturday morning in the 5900 block of the Westbank Expressway.

The unidentified man was taken to West Jefferson Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead on arrival, sheriff’s Col. John Fortunato said.

Deputies have no suspects or motive at this time.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office Homicide Division at (504) 364-5300 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

Fugitive sought in pre-dawn shooting

New Orleans police were searching for the person who shot a man in the side about 3:30 a.m. Saturday at D’Hemecourt and South Pierce streets.

The victim was transported to a hosptial where he was listed in stable condition, police spokesman Frank B. Robertson III said.

No further information was available.

Friday shooting victim dies Saturday

A 26-year-old man died Saturday at a hospital from injuries sustained in a shooting Friday.

The victim was shot at about 8:30 p.m. in the 1700 block of Elizardi Street, New Orleans police spokesman Officer Frank B. Robertson III said.

No further information was available.

Compiled by
the New Orleans bureau.