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Update: 12/27, 2000 hrs

The victim has been identified as Dequan Michael Sullivan, 17 years old, of Thibodaux.


The Thibodaux Police Department is investigating a homicide that happened shortly after 7:30 p.m. yesterday evening according to Thibodaux Chief of Police Bryan Zeringue.

On Thursday, December 26th, at approximately 7:32 p.m., the Thibodaux Police Department received information that a subject had been shot in the 200 block of Bobby Street. When Police arrived, they confirmed that a black male victim had been shot multiple times. Medical personnel arrived and the victim was transported to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Thibodaux Police Detectives are investigating the incident and are asking for anyone with information to contact the Thibodaux Police Department. The victim’s information is not being released at this time.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please submit a tip anonymously through Crime Stoppers Bayou Region by phone at 1-800-743-7433 or online at Tips can also be submitted using the P3 Tips app on your mobile device. If you submit a tip through Crime Stoppers, tipsters could be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 in cash if the information leads to an arrest.​