The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating the first homicide of 2017 in St. Tammany Parish.
Around 8:00 PM yesterday evening (Sunday, January 8), deputies were called to the scene of a shooting in the 1900 block of Highway 190W in Slidell. Two subjects suffered gunshot wounds and were transported to nearby hospitals. One of the subjects were pronounced dead shortly after arriving at the hospital.
The investigation is still on-going, but the motive appears to be narcotics related. More details will likely be released tomorrow.