Crime

Man Shot and Killed in Gas Line in Metairie; Ida Recovery

JEFFERSON PARISH, La. (WVUE) – Deputies are investigating a shooting at a gas station in Metairie.

According to officials, the shooting happened in the 2300 block of Clearview Parkway on Sept. 3.

A driver allegedly shot and killed another driver in line for gas at Chevron. Two drivers got into an argument, one of the drivers pulled out a gun and shot the other driver dead.

“It is unbelievable that people can’t act like adults in this situation…I’ve expressed some things today but’s ridiculous, my deputies are coming from place to place to place, but hostilities are high around here; for anybody to bring a gun to a gas station, it’s not needed,” said Sheriff Lopinto.

He added, “We are going to do our best and I have no doubt that we are going to solve this crime, but nobody needs to lose their life over gas today, and this is what it comes down to.”

The investigation is still ongoing.

Written by FOX 8 Staff

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