Marrero man gunned down near his home

A 35-year-old Marrero man was gunned down near his home as he tried to run early Wednesday, Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Department investigators announced in a morning email.

Watson Terrell, of 457 Westwood Drive, was lying face down on the ground in front of 456 Westwood Drive, across from his residence, when investigators arrived.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sheriff’s Sheriff Newell Normand reports his department received the calls of multiple shots fired at 1:07 a.m. and responded to the 400 block of Westwood Drive in Marrero.

Investigators are still trying to identify suspects and determine a motive. Contact them at (504) 364-5300 or call Crimestoppers with information on the case.

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