A person was shot in the upper arm and grazed in the foot about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday the Clarke Park area, a city spokesperson said.

Also a bullet grazed a second victim’s leg.

Hammond police say the shooter was wearing a white shirt, blue jeans, and dark tennis shoes and fled northeast in the direction of Orange and Olive streets, was picked up by a vehicle and then was dropped off at the intersection of Chestnut and Merry streets.

Call Detective Corey Morse at 985-277-5758 or you can send an email to Morse_CM@hammond.org with any information. Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa’s anonymous tip line at 1-800-554-5245.


Security camera footage shows two men throwing a brick through the front doors of the Marathon Gas Station on US 190 East in Hammond and getting inside Oct. 10 about 3:30 a.m., Sheriff Daniel Edwards said.

One was dressed in all black and did not reveal his face. The other is shown in the photos wearing a COVID mask with a face protector.

Call Crime Stoppers at 800-554-5245 with any information. Detective Kody Glenn, lead investigator, gets calls at (985) 902-2018.


Loss Prevention staff at Academy Sports, 600 CM Fagan Drive, told police that three people stuffed items into an Academy backpack, fled without paying and drove off in a white, four-door sedan on Oct. 20.

Call Detective Ronney Domiano at 985-277-5739 or email to Domiano_RJ@hammond.org to provide any information. Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa’s anonymous tip line is 1-800-554-5245.

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