On Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at 11:21 pm, St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the 200 block of Joe Parquet Circle in LaPlace for the report of a subject being shot. When deputies arrived on the scene, they found an unresponsive male subject lying on the ground. He sustained a gunshot wound in the head and was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim was identified as Milton Clofer Jr., 49, of LaPlace. No one else was injured.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS,  Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or submit a crime tip through our website at http://stjohnsheriff.com/submitatip.php. Citizens with information about this incident that call Crimestoppers do not have to testify in court and may qualify for a cash reward.