The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating an early Monday morning homicide that claimed the life of a juvenile.
Deputies responded to a traffic crash scene on Beacon Light Road just before 3:00 a.m. Monday. It was discovered one of the occupants of the vehicle had been shot. The victim was transported for medical treatment but died later in the morning.
The name of the victim has not been released by authorities.
Beacon Light Road is just outside southeast Ruston.
LPSO detectives are asking that anyone with information regarding this shooting to please call 318.251.5111. Information can also be submitted to CrimeStoppers of Lincoln Parish. CrimeStopper information can be given in several ways: by calling 318-255-1111, texting a tip to “TIP515 plus your message” to CRIMES (274637), or through www.rustonlincolncrimestoppers.com