Tangipahoa Sheriff's office needs your help identifying homeowner's killer

HAMMOND, LA (WAFB) - Tangipahoa Sheriff's office needs the public's help in identifying a man who shot another man to death in his own home early Monday morning.

It happened on Bailey Drive in Hammond. The homeowners were awakened by the sound of their back door being kicked in. Within minutes, 30-year-old Brandon Simms exchanged gunfire with the intruder resulting in the homeowner's death.

The suspect fled the scene. Details are sketchy, but officials say he is a Black male.

If you have any information, you're asked to call Crime Stoppers (800) 554-5245.

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