On December 4, 2012, the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office
received a 911 call. The caller stated
that someone had just stolen his vehicle and his friend was shot during the
robbery. During the investigation, Detectives learned that the victims were lost
travelling down Highway 998 in Belle Rose.
At one point, two black males brandishing firearms stepped in front of
their vehicle. The victims were forced
out of their car and into a nearby abandoned residence. The victim stated that a physical altercation
ensued and shots were fired. One of the
victims fell to the ground with what was described as a gunshot to the head. The other victim was able to get away and run
to a nearby business to call for help.
The house where the altercation had taken place was set on fire and
received extensive fire damage.
Louisiana State Fire Marshal was called to the scene and no body was
recovered. The whereabouts of this
second victim is unknown at this time.
He is Tony Rodriguez Jr 5’8” tall weighing 190 lbs and is 23 years
Sheriff Waguespack asks that
if you have any information in reference to this case please contact the
Detectives Division at (985)526-1627 or the Communication Division at
(985)369-2912. Callers may remain