Press Releases

Harry Town Lane Shooting

Press Release Date: October 27, 2016

On October 27, 2016 at approximately 12:39am, the St. James Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a subject who had been shot and was not breathing.  The shooting took place in the driveway of a vacant residence located at 19417 Harry Town Lane in Vacherie, LA.  Acadian Ambulance was dispatched to the scene to render medical attention to the victim who was identified as being 18 year old Dale Dajaren Gordon from Vacherie, LA.  Mr. Gordon sustained a gunshot wound to his head and succumbed to his injuries at the scene.  The St. James Parish Coroner’s Office pronounced Mr. Gordon deceased at the scene, and has ordered an autopsy.  Detectives are actively investigating the homicide and are encouraging anyone who may have information to contact 225-562-2200 or Crimestoppers at 1-877-903-STOP.  Crimestoppers will pay $2,500.00 to anyone giving information that leads to an arrest.

Released by:  Sheriff Willy J. Martin, Jr.
 

 

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