Five injured in Donaldsonville shooting

Five injured in two weekend shootings in Donaldsonville

DONALDSONVILLE, La. (WAFB) -Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting in Donaldsonville Friday night.

There was a total of five victims ages 25, 16, 26, 34, and 24. Three are in stable condition and the other two have been released from the hospital.

Around 10:15 p.m. two people were shot near Elizabeth and Front Street, and around 10:40 p.m. a third victim was shot near Maginnis Street.

APSO says they believe it was a block party where shots were fired. Deputies are blocking off a wide perimeter, including the area around LA Highway 1.

Multiple agencies responded to the shootings including, APSO, Gonzales Police and Assumption Sheriff’s Office.

Detectives are following up on several leads regarding the shootings.

Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office at 225-621-4636 or by texting 847411 to our anonymous tip line from any cellular device or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP (7868). To be eligible for a cash reward, you must contact Crime Stoppers immediately.

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