PONCHATOULA – Police have known a possible suspect in a shootout that pressured organizers to near the Strawberry Festival early Saturday night time.
According to the Ponchatoula Police Department, two shooters exchanged gunfire round 9:30 p.m. more or less a block from the fairground the place the development used to be held. Bullets struck the edges of structures—together with the police division—and a automobile. Police discovered over a dozen bullet casings.
The pageant used to be close down about an hour early Saturday night time on account of the gunfire.
No accidents have been reported.
Police mentioned they’ve known a “person of interest” and be expecting to make an arrest within the coming days.