Man shot while camping near Tangipahoa River

HAMMOND, LA (WAFB) - Sheriff's deputies need help solving a shooting that happened November 9th.

According to reports, two campers were cooking dinner when they saw a light shining across the Tangipahoa River.  One of the campers was shot in the upper chest, near his shoulder.

The campers say the shot sounded like a small-caliber shotgun.

The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment.

The shooting happened on the Tangipahoa River, north of Highway 190.

If you have any information on this shooting, call Crime Stoppers at 800-554-5245.

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