Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced seven people were shot and injured in a shooting that occurred Sunday night during a party in the Marydale community in Thibodaux. Two others were injured as the crowd ran from the scene. No arrests have been made.
At around 9:30 p.m. on May 21, 2023, deputies responded to a call of a shooting in the 300 block of Hyland Drive in Thibodaux with multiple victims. Deputies provided medical assistance to victims still on the scene. They also learned that other victims were already taken to a local hospital.
Investigators identified a total of seven people shot and injured. Those victims ranged in age from 17 to 25 years of age. Another two females, ages 21 and 22, suffered injuries as the crowd was running from the scene. All nine injured were transported to hospitals for treatment.
Through investigation, detectives learned there was a large gathering at a party when several shots were fired into the crowd. Detectives located a handgun at the scene as well as several shell casings.
The investigation is ongoing, and detectives are asking anyone with information on this incident to submit a tip anonymously through Bayou Region Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-743-7433, online at CrimeStoppersBR.org, or through the Bayou Tips app on mobile devices. Tipsters could be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 in cash if the information leads to an arrest.