Mandeville Police want help after Tammany Trace shooting
Dave Cohen Reporting
Cops are asking for help today figuring out what led to a man being shot along the Tammany Trace in Mandeville.
"The victim of Sunday's shooting on the Tammany Trace has been identified as 24 year old Leonard J. Breaux Jr of Covington," Mandeville Police Lt. Gerald Sticker said in a news release. "He is still in serious condition."
Investigator don't know why someone shot Breaux in the head.
"Detectives believe this is not a random incident. However they are actively working to determine a motive for the shooting," according to Sticker.
He says they are looking for the public to provide some information.
"The Mandeville Police is asking for the public's help in solving this case. As of this date we are looking for the victim's vehicle which is believed to have been stolen from the scene," Sticker explained.
He describes the vehicle as a white 1999 Buick Century with temporary plate and temporary tag or a new a new plate, "XND463."
"Anyone with information helpful to this case is asked to call the Mandeville Police Investigations Division at (985)624-3119 or Crime Stoppers at (504) 822-1111," Sticker said.
Authorities initially found Breaux on the ground near Colbert Street.
"A Tammany Trace Ranger discovered a 24 year old white male lying unconscious on the trace suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the head," Sticker initially released.