The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting death of 36-year-old Hammond
Yesterday morning ( July 29, 2020) around 8:15 a.m., a caller advised that an unknown male was found lying on the ground in a pool of blood inside of Z -Equipment, a local equipment shop on Hwy 190 in Hammond. Deputies discovered the body of Bourliea, an employee of the business. Deputies immediately secured the area and began processing the scene.
Preliminary findings indicate that Bourliea was shot multiple times just a short time before 8:00 a.m. The shooter(s) fled the scene prior to deputy's arrival. No motive and/or suspect(s) have not been identified. Detectives are interviewing individuals connected to the victim and following up several leads. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.
Anyone with information regarding the shooting death of our victim is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800.554.5245. Detective Sergeant Jacob Schewbel is the lead investigator on this case.