Update, 10:30 a.m. Friday: The man killed in a shooting early Friday in Avondale has been identified as Joseph Washington, 32, of Bridge City.
Washington was shot multiple times in the 300 block of Senate Drive shortly after midnight Friday, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office said. Two men walked up to Washington and allegedly fired at him as he stood outside a car talking to a friend.
Washington's friend was not injured, JPSO said. The two suspects have not been identified.
A man was fatally shot early Friday morning in Avondale, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office said.
Around 12:10 a.m., JPSO officers responded to a call in the 300 block of Senate Drive in Avondale, Sheriff Newell Normand said. Officers found a man lying in the middle of the street suffering from gunshot wounds.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been released.
Anyone with information on the homicide should call the JPSO Investigations Bureau at 504-364-5300 or Crimestoppers.