A 49-year-old LaPlace man was found shot to death Wednesday night in the 200 block of Joe Parquet Circle.

Sheriff’s deputies found Milton Clofer Jr. lying in the road at 11:21 p.m., fatally shot in the head, according to St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff Mike Tregre. Clofer was pronounced dead at the scene.

The killing was the third homicide in the parish this year.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff’s office’s tips line at (985) 359-TIPS or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.