Update (November 29, 2022): St. Tammany Parish Coroner Dr. Charles Preston has identified the victim as Ralph Landes, age 19 and of Shannon Dr., Lacombe, Louisiana. Landes "had apparently been shot. Cause and manner of death will be released at a later time.
The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help following a shooting which occurred late Monday (November 28, 2022) night in the Slidell area.
At approximately midnight Monday night, STPSO deputies responded to the 100 block of Northwood Drive in response to reports of gunshots being heard. Responding deputies located a car which had crashed into a parked pickup truck. The driver of the car had sustained what appeared to be gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead on the scene by medical personnel. The passenger of the car was transported to an area hospital, where he was treated for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the leg and was released.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact detectives with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office by calling (985) 898-2338.