Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards says four Hammond residents were arrested related to a shooting that occurred on November 9, on Klein Rd. in Hammond. One victim was shot, needing medical attention. Shortly after arriving on scene, deputies alerted surrounding law enforcement agencies of the incident and suspect vehicle description. Within moments, the Hammond Police Department located the suspect vehicle in the area of Range Rd. and had the occupants detained pending investigation.
The investigation revealed that around 2:20 in the afternoon, several suspects traveled to Willow Villa Road where they were captured by video surveillance exiting a newer model Dodge Charger. The suspects then appear to walk towards the Klein Road Mobile Park. The suspects are believed to have fired approximately 15 times toward multiple houses and subjects, striking one male victim and one residence. The victim was treated at a medical facility and later released with non-life threatening injuries. A second shooting occurred on East Merry Street in Hammond and detectives believe the two shootings are connected.
Detectives are asking anyone with information in reference to this incident to contact Detective R. Walker at (985) 902-2036, or contact Crime Stoppers at 800-554-5245. The following Hammond residents were arrested in connection with this incident: 22 YO Charles Pines Jr., 19 YO Tavion McGary, 32 YO Tavi Roach, and 22 YO Romeriez Watkins.