On Monday, November 9, 2015, at 4:32 am, St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the 400 block of Orange Loop in LaPlace for the report of a shooting. Responding deputies found a 39-year­old male victim with an apparent gunshot wound in his residence. The victim was transported by emergency medical services to the hospital where he succumbed to his injury.  Detectives identified the homicide victim as Burnell Perrilloux Jr., 39.   No one else was injured.

Two perpetrators knocked at the door of the residence. The victim opened the door and an argument ensued in the residence. The victim was shot, and the perpetrators fled the residence.

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 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111. Citizens with information about this incident that call Crimestoppers do not have to testify in court and may qualify for a cash reward. Citizens can also submit tips on the Sheriff’s Office website at https://proto.stjohnsheriff.org/crime-arrests/crime-tips/.”>https://proto.stjohnsheriff.org/crime-arrests/crime-tips/.