Parish by Parish February 21, 2012

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 8:53pm

Jefferson - Six teens hurt after a shooting in Marrero, one of them a 13 year old.
Five other teenagers were also struck. Everyone is expected to be okay. It happened last night near a street corner. Police say the teens were standing waiting for a ride home. As they ran away, the shooters followed them, firing at them during the chase. Detectives say they found lots of AK-47 shell casings at the scene. No suspects have been identified, and police are still working to find the reason for the shooting.

Calcasieu - A 23 year old Zachry Parker is locked up tonight. That after police in Sulphur say he's been charged with DWI and child endangerment, twice in the same day! The first time happened just after two yesterday. Police say Parker was breaking traffic laws. Then around 4:30 yesterday afternoon, state police were called to a crash involving Parker. Parkers 3 and 4 year olds were in the car when the crash happened. Parker's in the Calcasieu Parish Correctional Center.

Livingston- Sheriff's deputies looking for whoever robbed a place this morning north of Walker. It happened just after ten at Babe's Corner Grocery and Deli. Sheriff's deputies say the man walked into the store armed wearing a mask. He was able to get away with some cash. Deputies say the suspect got away in a light blue pickup. That truck was found, but the robber is still on the loose.

Ascension - The Lamar-Dixon Expo Center has its first corporate sponsorship. It's a four and a half year deal with the Coca-Cola Bottling Company. Parish President Tommy Martinez says it's worth more than 106 thousand dollars. Coca-Cola will also have access to refrigeration coolers at the expo center as part of the deal. The parish bought the center back in 2009.

That's a look at what's happening - parish by parish.
 

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