Deputies identify suspect in shooting over a dice game

Deputies identify suspect in shooting over a dice game

HAMMOND, LA (WAFB) - Deputies with the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office have identified a suspect wanted for two counts of attempted second degree murder.

Shortly after 3 p.m., Tuesday deputies were called to the 13000 block of Quick Blvd. in Hammond after reports of multiple shots fired. When they arrived, they found multiple gun shell casings near the front door of the residence.

Based on information gathered in the investigation, deputies are searching for 22-year-old Louis L. Perry. He is accused of randomly firing shots into a crowd of people gathered outside an apartment complex on Quick Blvd.

One man was shot in the stomach.

Perry then allegedly walked up to a nearby apartment and fired multiple shots into the residence through the front door. A man was shot in the right shoulder and right leg as he was trying to get his two small children to the back of the apartment.

Both victims were taken to the hospital and are in stable condition.

Investigators are still seeking information regarding the details of the shooting. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-554-5245.

Deputies with Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office say a photo of Perry is not available at this time.

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