Detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred Monday, April 26, 2021 about 2 p.m. in the 200 block of East 13th Street in Reserve where a man was injured. Upon arrival, officers found the 25-year-old victim with several gunshot wounds to the body lying on the ground outside a residence. He was taken to a New Orleans hospital where he is in guarded condition.

Anyone with information about this shooting is encouraged to call the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS, Criminal Investigations Division at 985-359-8769 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111. Callers do not have to give their name or testify to be eligible for the up to a $2,500 reward from Crimestoppers.

Citizens can also submit tips on the Sheriff’s Office website at