18-year-old killed in Donaldsonville shooting late Tuesday night

An 18-year-old died in the hospital after being shot in Donaldsonville late Tuesday night, according to deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Published: Jan. 18, 2023 at 7:51 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 18, 2023 at 12:22 PM CST
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DONALDSONVILLE, La. (WAFB) - An 18-year-old died in the hospital after being shot in Donaldsonville late Tuesday night, according to deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff Bobby Webre says on Tuesday, Jan. 17 around 10:40 p.m., deputies responded to a shooting at a home in the 800 block of Railroad Ave. near Houmas Street in Donaldsonville.

When they arrived, deputies found a man inside a car with a gunshot wound. The victim, Kennth Hathorn, 18, was taken to a hospital where he died from his injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

Additional details are limited at this time.

Anyone with information that could help detectives is urged to call the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office anonymously at 225-621-4636 or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP (7867).

You must call Greater Baton Rouge Crime Stoppers to receive a cash reward.

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