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1 dead, another injured in Plaquemine shooting

Homicide investigation happening in Plaquemine
Homicide investigation happening in Plaquemine(Josh Auzenne | WAFB)
Published: Nov. 18, 2021 at 3:23 PM CST
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PLAQUEMINE, La. (WAFB) - The Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office said a man is dead and two injured after a shooting in Plaquemine on Wednesday, Nov. 18.

Deputies identified the victim as Shelby Williams, 37.

They added they were called out to the corner of Barrow Street and Dennis Street for a reported shooting and found Williams with a gunshot wound in the abdomen. Deputies also discovered two other people were shot as well.

The victim Shelby Williams.
The victim Shelby Williams.(Authorities)

Williams was taken to the Ochsner emergency clinic in Plaquemine and later airlifted to Our Lady of the Lake Medical Center in Baton Rouge where he later died from his injuries.

One of the other victims according to officials is in surgery.

According to deputies on Friday, Nov. 19 an autopsy will be performed on Williams.

This is only the second murder of the year in Iberville.

Anyone with information on this shooting is urged to call Major Ronnie Hebert at 225-687-3553.

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