Jennings man killed in shooting, police seeking suspect

Jennings man killed in shooting, police seeking suspect

POSTED: Monday, September 10, 2012 - 7:00pm

UPDATED: Monday, September 10, 2012 - 7:04pm

Crowley Police are investigating a Sunday evening shooting in the 1100 block of West Seventh Street which has left a Jennings man dead and another person injured. The incident occurred just after 11:00 pm.

Police records indicate that Jonathon Mouton, 25 of Jennings was shot several times by an unknown assailant. Mouton was parked in the driveway of a residence with other occupants, when the suspect fired multiple rounds into the vehicle killing Mouton. One occupant received moderate injuries as other occupants received minor injuries.

“We have not identified the person responsible for this crime and we are seeking the public’s assistance with this case. Anyone with information is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish at 789-8477 (TIPS) or Crowley Police Investigators at 788-4112” stated Chief of Police K.P. Gibson.

Motive in this case is unknown at this time.

“I want to clarify that this was not a drive by shooting nor a random shooting. We believe that the shooter, who was on foot, had a motive for this senseless act” stated Chief K.P. Gibson.

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