BELLE ROSE --- Sheriff Mike Waguespack
reports that on Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at approximately 4:20am,
Assumption Parish Dispatch received a call about an individual that had been shot
at 221 Hwy 998 (Belle Rose Lane). The
victim, Elvin Diggs, B/M age 34 from 221 Hwy 998 Belle Rose, was returning home
and was confronted by a male subject who pointed a gun at him. The victim was shot once in the back. He was airlifted to a hospital where he was
treated and released. The suspect is
described as a black male approximately 5’5” – 5’7” in height with a slender build
wearing black clothes and a red bandana. Anyone that may have seen any suspicious
activity between the hours of 3am and 5am Saturday morning are asked to contact
the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office.
A $1,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to an
This is an ongoing investigation and Detective Captain
Darren Crochet is the lead investigator on this case. If you have any information concerning this
case or others, please contact the Criminal Investigative Division at 985-526-1627
or Communications Division at 985-369-2912.
For additional information concerning this News
Release, contact Sheriff Mike Waguespack at 985-637-6392 or Public Information
Officer, Robert Martin at 985-369-7281 or 985-398-0430.