Christmas Eve vandals damage 166 vehicles with pellet guns

Damaged vehicles in Marrero (Source: WVUE FOX 8)
Damaged vehicles in Marrero (Source: WVUE FOX 8)

MARRERO, LA (WAFB) - Vandals are responsible for shooting out windows on roughly 166 vehicles in several Marrero neighborhoods, officials say.

According to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, the incident happened during the early morning on Christmas Eve. They believe the suspects used pellet guns to shoot out the side, front and rear windows.

At this time they have not identified the suspects.

"If your or your neighbor's vehicles were vandalized overnight and you have home security surveillance systems, please review your video in order to determine if the video you have could be helpful in identifying the suspect or suspects and their vehicle," Col. John Fortunanto, Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, said.

If you know anything that can help investigators, call the JPSO or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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