From The Tribune staff reports
CENTER POINT — A shooting in Center Point on Thursday, Oct. 6, at approximately 4:38 p.m. has left one person dead, and five suspects are in custody.
According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were dispatched to the Charter East Apartments in Center Point on reports of a person shot. Upon arrival, deputies found a male victim at the scene, who was dead from a gunshot wound.
“A suspect vehicle description was quickly established with the assistance of the Metro Area Command Center,” Sergeant Joni Money stated. “Utilizing the flock cameras in the area, a location on the suspect vehicle was determined. Deputies were able to locate and stop the vehicle after a short pursuit.”
Five suspects have been taken into custody and are currently being questioned by detectives.
“The circumstances leading up to the shooting are still being determined,” Money stated. “The identity of the victim is being withheld, pending notification of the family.”
The story will be updated when more information is available.