A Marrero man died early Thursday as a result of injuries he received in a shooting Wednesday night, according to a statement issued by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office.
According to the statement, officers were dispatched to 2026 Rue Racine in Marrero after receiving reports of someone shot at that address. Upon arrival, they found Marquis Thomas, 26, inside the home. He had been shot in the head.
Investigaors learned that Thomas was inside the home when he heard gunshots outside. He opened the door to investigate and was shot in the head.
Thomas was taken to University Hospital where he was listed in critical condition. He later died from his injuries.
Anyone with information in this matter is asked to call the JPSO Homicide Division at (504) 364-5300 or CRIMESTOPPERS.