Officers investigating early morning shooting in Ferriday; Man injured in leg

Published 10:31 am Thursday, June 15, 2023

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FERRIDAY, La. — Officers responded to a shooting in the early morning hours on Thursday in Ferriday, where a man was struck.

Officers were dispatched to the shooting an apartment complex at 500 Lincoln Avenue in Ferriday at approximately 2:45 a.m. Thursday.

The gunshot victim, identified as 20-year-old Jaquarius Davis, received a gunshot wound in his left leg and was transported to Merit Health Natchez, where he was stabilized and then transported by ambulance to a hospital in Jackson, said Brandy Spears, Director of Public Information at Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office.

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No one has been arrested and the investigation is still ongoing, Spears added.

This story will be updated when more details become available.