On December 29th, 2020 at approximately 2140 hrs, officers were dispatched to the the 1100 block of Dunn Street in regards to an illegal discharge complaint. After further investigation officers found that a commercial motor vessel had been shot by an unknown suspect multiple times. As a result of the shooting the vessel captain received minor injuries from glass fragments. The motive for the shooting is unknown as the investigation is in the early stages. Further details may be released at a later date and time.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Houma Police Department at 985-873-6371 or submit a tip anonymously through Crime Stoppers Bayou Region by phone at 1-800-743-7433 or online at www.crimestoppersbr.org. Tipsters could be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 in cash if the information leads to an arrest.