Alleged altercation at Mall leads to Christmas Eve shooting

Terrebonne Parish deputies and detectives responded to a local hospital regarding two men who suffered with gunshot wounds around 11:45 a.m. on Tuesday, December 24, according to Sheriff Jerry Larpenter.



​Deputies obtained information that the shooting had taken place at the intersection of St. Louis Canal Rd. and N. Hollywood Rd. in Houma while the two men were inside of a vehicle. After the shooting, the suspect’s vehicle turned right onto N. Hollywood Rd. headed towards West Park Ave. Houma, La.

​TPSO detectives responded to the hospital in order to continue with this investigation. Detectives obtained information that there was an alleged verbal altercation that occurred inside of the Southland Mall which led to this shooting.

​There were multiple bullets holes in the vehicle that the victims occupied.



The two Houma men, ages 33 and 35, are reported to have non-life threatening injuries. One of the victims was treated at the hospital and released while the other remains hospitalized in stable condition.

​This case remains under investigation. Anyone with information is encouraged to call TPSO, (985)876-2500, or Crime Stoppers, 1(800)743-7433, and may become eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000.00.