May 05, 2021  |  08:15 am

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting incident which occurred early Wednesday (May 5) morning near Slidell.

Shortly after 1 a.m., deputies responded to a residence in the 36000 block of Fourth Street in response to a report of a shooting. A 45-year-old male victim has been transported to a local area hospital, where he is being treated for multiple gunshot wounds.  His condition is not known at this time.

The investigation is in the preliminary stages, and anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office at (985) 898-2338.

Updates to follow as more information becomes available.