20-year-old killed during drive by shooting; deputies seek suspect

20-year-old killed during drive by shooting; deputies seek suspect
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POSTED: Monday, May 20, 2013 - 2:00pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 10:05am

A 20-year-old man from Independence was killed last night during a drive by shooting. Deputies are currently searching for a suspect.

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that the incident occurred shortly before midnight on Sunday, May 19. The victim, James Dillon, was found shot to death inside his vehicle, which was located near the Natalbany Extension.

Deputies believe the shooting was the result of a drive by shooting. However, they have not identified a suspect or motive at this time.

If you have any information about this investigation, call Crime Stoppers at (800) 554-5245.

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When will it stop, it want until each person covited with a gun related crime get a mandatory 5 year sentence with out any benifit of parole and a judge giving a lesser sentence due to a buddy system deal, than and only then will the punks with guns think twice about pulling them out and shooting someone because they were to affraid to just ball up their fist and do it the old fashioned way and whip or get whipped and walk away.

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