Donaldsonville man shot in head at apartment complex, suspect sought

Donaldsonville man shot in head at apartment complex, suspect sought
Photo of the victim provided by the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office.

POSTED: Monday, July 15, 2013 - 2:00pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 5:03pm

UPDATE: Officials say the victim, Bryston Jasmine, was removed from life support and died as a result of his injuries. They are still working to identify a suspect.

ORIGINAL: Authorities are looking for a suspect wanted in conjunction with the shooting of a 19-year-old Donaldsonville man.

On July 14, Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to Dville Village apartments in Donaldsonville in reference to a large fight, but when deputies arrived there was no fight located.

A short while later deputies received a call regarding possible shots fired in Dville Village. Deputies located Bryston Jasmine with a gunshot wound to the head. Jasmine was transported to an area hospital and is currently in critical condition.

Investigators have been working throughout the night conducting interviews with witnesses and questioning a number of persons of interest. No arrests have been made at the present time.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office at (225) 621-INFO (4636) or by texting 847411 to our anonymous tip line from any cellular device or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867). To be eligible for a cash reward, you must contact Crime Stoppers immediately.

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