May 02, 2022  |  06:22 pm

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a body was found inside a vehicle in the Abita Nursery Subdivision.

At approximately 2:45 p.m. Monday (May 2) afternoon, STPSO deputies were dispatched to the area of Pansy and Progress Streets in reference to gunshots being heard.

Responding deputies located a deceased black male, with what appeared to be gunshot wounds, inside a vehicle on Pansy Street. 

The body has been turned over to the St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s Office for a positive identification and a determination on cause and manner of death.

This incident is still under investigation, and more information will be provided as it becomes available.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office by calling (985) 898-2338