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Ponchatoula man killed in drive-by shooting, sheriffs office investigating


IN PONCHATOULA, THE TANGIPAHOA PARISH SHERIFF OFFICE NEEDS YOUR HELP AS DEPUTIES INVESTIGATE A DRIVE-BY SHOOTING THAT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT, LEAVING A 69-YEAR-OLD MAN DEAD. HE WAS SHOT MULTIPLE TIMESS HIS HOME WAS FIRED ON. THIS IS ALONG NORTH 11TH STREET. IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION, YOU

Ponchatoula man killed in drive-by shooting, sheriff’s office investigating

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a Ponchatoula man was killed in a drive-by shooting on the Fourth of July. The sheriff’s office responded to North 11th Street in Ponchatoula on the Fourth of July due to a medical emergency.When deputies arrived, they changed the call to homicide by drive-by shooting, according to Chief Jimmy Travis. Travis said the residence was shot multiple times from the roadway, with several rounds entering the residence, striking Harry Hughes, 69, leading to his death.Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-554-5245 or the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division, 985- 345-6150.

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a Ponchatoula man was killed in a drive-by shooting on the Fourth of July.

The sheriff’s office responded to North 11th Street in Ponchatoula on the Fourth of July due to a medical emergency.

When deputies arrived, they changed the call to homicide by drive-by shooting, according to Chief Jimmy Travis.

Travis said the residence was shot multiple times from the roadway, with several rounds entering the residence, striking Harry Hughes, 69, leading to his death.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-554-5245 or the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division, 985- 345-6150.

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