Man arrested for fatal shooting in Hammond

Man arrested for fatal shooting in Hammond

POSTED: Monday, April 23, 2012 - 10:00am

UPDATED: Monday, April 23, 2012 - 10:04am

Tangipahoa Parish Daniel Edwards reports that one man is behind bars after the sheriff’s office began an Investigation regarding a homicide which occurred shortly before midnight.

Ronald M. Vail, 59, of Hammond, LA is behind bars on Second-Degree Murder charges for shooting Joseph Daigle, 42, of Metairie, Daigle was pronounced dead at the scene.

At approximately 11:35 p.m., deputies responded to Jerome Drive in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, deputies were able to quickly locate the suspect, Vail, standing on the back porch of the residence. He was taken into custody without incident.

The details of the shooting are still under investigation. Information will be released as it becomes available.

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