Slidell Shooting Today – On March 4, 2023, early on a Saturday morning, numerous law enforcement agencies and emergency personnel are reacting to a shooting scene in Slidell, Louisiana. Officers from the department were dispatched to Terrace Avenue and Tupelo Street in response to reports of gunfire in the area, according to the Slidell police department. The Slidell police department has received preliminary reports that at least two persons have been shot in the neighborhood.
At the time of this publication, no suspect descriptions or arrests had been made publicly available. The responding officers delayed disclosing the identities of the victim and the suspect. The area was sealed off while the investigation was going on.
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According to a press statement issued by the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office, they have detained four individuals in connection with a shooting that took place on January 28, 2023, and left a man from Slidell with life-threatening injuries. After determining that the incident took place outside of the city borders of Slidell, the Slidell Police Department turned over their investigation to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office.
In the news release, it was stated that STPSO investigators identified the gunman as 18-year-old Robby Ray of Slidell. But, they also revealed that multiple persons participated in the removal of evidence from the crime scene, possibly in an attempt to conceal evidence. Ray was taken into custody and charged with possession of a dangerous controlled substance with the intent to distribute, illegal carrying of weapons, possession of drug paraphernalia, attempted second-degree murder, and obstruction of justice.
Other charges against Ray include those of illegal carrying of weapons. Courtney Sessions, Courtney Ray, and Yantrel Tyner were also taken into custody on a variety of accusations, some of which include possession with the intent to distribute a hazardous controlled substance, obstruction of justice, and illegal carrying of weapons. In a press release, the STPSO stated that the investigation is still active and that it is conceivable that additional arrests and charges will be brought.
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