The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating two shooting deaths.
Saturday night, shortly before 10 p.m., deputies responded to the report of a subject being shot on East 24th Street near the intersection of Highway LA 44 in Reserve. 22-year-old Jamond James, of Homewood Place in Reserve, died at the scene.
Sunday morning, about 3:30 a.m., deputies found 23-year-old Ralph Thomas of Edgard shot and killed in the 100 block of East 6th Street in Edgard.
The homicides are the 7th and 8th in St. John the Baptist Parish this year.
Anyone with information regarding either of these two incidents is encouraged to call the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS, or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.