March 18, 2023  |  05:48 pm

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting which occurred early Saturday (March 18) morning in Lacombe.

At approximately 3 a.m. Saturday, a passerby called 911 to report a person lying in the roadway in the 61000 block of Brittany Drive.

Responding deputies located an unresponsive black male subject with apparent gunshot wounds. Multiple shell casings were located nearby.

The male was pronounced dead on the scene and his body was turned over to the St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s Office.

Anyone who may have seen or heard anything in the area of Brittany Drive early Saturday morning is asked to call the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office at (985) 898-2338.