Hammond police looking for murder suspect

HAMMOND, LA (WAFB) - Investigators are looking for the person or persons responsible for the death of a Hammond man.

Hammond Police say they were called to the 1000 block of Phoenix Square Monday at about 11 p.m. after a resident reported a neighbor Brian Keith Chester was suffering from gunshot wounds. Chester said he was shot by a black male at his residence. He was transported to North Oaks Hospital where he later died.

An autopsy shows the victim was shot several times. Investigators are interviewing witnesses and talking to a person of interest, but there is no known motive at this time.

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