UPDATE: Wardville shooting late Sunday night claims life of male juvenile
On Sunday, November 10, RPSO deputies and the Pineville Police Department responded to a location near Orchard Loop in Wardville in reference to a deceased male juvenile. The cause of death will not be determined until an autopsy is completed. The identity is being withheld due to the victim’s age.
If anyone has information relating to this investigation contact the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office at 473-6700 or Crime Stoppers 443-7867.
Pineville Police and the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office were working a scene late Sunday night where a man was found lying in the middle of the street with an apparent gunshot wound.
According to Pineville Deputy Chief Darrell Basco, the man was found on Orchard Loop in Wardville. Detectives are trying to determine if that is where he was shot, Basco said.
The man was taken to a local hospital. There are no further details at this time.