One dead, one wounded in Terrytown drive-by double-shooting

June 1, 2015
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's office is investigating a deadly double-shooting on the West Bank.

According to the sheriff's office, two men were shot near Hamilton Place and Whitney Avenue in Terrytown.

"Homicide investigators learned from witnesses, the victims were traveling northbound on Whitney Avenue when a late-model, white, 4-door, Ford, F-150 with tinted windows, occupied by several black male suspects, pulled up alongside of the Audi and fired several rounds into it," said Col. John Fortunato with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.  

Jacquez Young, 23, of Avondale, was pronounced dead on the scene. The other man was taken to University Hospital with what were described as non-life-threatening injuries.