Officers were alerted to a disturbance and began watching the crowd and the surrounding areas when shots were heard just outside of the stadium next to the field house. The crowd scattered and Officers located the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and immediately began administering first aid. Officers located approximately 18 to 20 fired rounds. Initial assessments on the crime scene indicated that there were three people exchanging gunfire, and one of them was the victim.
The 15-year-old victim was treated on the scene by First Responders but never regained consciousness. He was transported to the local hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Detectives are speaking with confidential informants and collecting evidence from nearby video cameras from businesses, but at this time there are no witnesses that have come forward to give any information regarding the shooting. If anyone has any information in this case, they are asked to contact the Bogalusa Police Department detectives division 985-732-3611, or Crime Stoppers 504-822-1111 for their assistance. Any information that can be provided is greatly appreciated.