Man wanted to Ponchatoula shooting


A Hammond man was on the run Monday afternoon after allegedly shooting a woman in the head in Ponchatoula.

Ponchatoula police believe the suspect, Brandy Hogan, 49, of Ora Lane in Hammond, is armed and dangerous and possibly fleeing to Florida. He is a convicted felon with a violent history and illegal drug arrests.

Hogan is wanted for three counts of attempted first degree murder.

Police were notified of shots being fired at Plum Street and Jackson Road about 2:25 p.m. on Monday.

According to police, the victim was sitting in a vehicle when she was shot. A young child and a man in the vehicle with her were not injured.

As of Monday evening, she was listed in stable condition at the hospital.

Anyone with information should call the police at 985-386-6548.


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