NAPOLEONVILLE — The Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office and area churches are offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the Friday shooting death of a Labadieville man, Sheriff Mike Waguespack said Monday.
Gordon Jones Sr., 63, 3102 La. 1, Labadieville, was discovered dead inside his home about 1:30 p.m. Friday. Robert Martin, a spokesman for the Sheriff’s Office, said Jones had been shot.
The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office completed an autopsy Monday, and the Sheriff’s Office was awaiting the results, Waguespack said in a news release.
The Sheriff’s Office is offering a $1,000 reward, and two churches, Virginia Baptist Church, of Paincourtville, and Moses Baptist Church, of Thibodaux, are offering an additional $1,000 reward, Waguespack said.
Anyone with information may call Capt. Darren Crochet at (985) 665-9780, the Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigative Division at (985) 526-1627 or Bayou Region Crime Stoppers at (800) 743-7433, which can also be reached by texting GIVEATIP and the message to 274637.