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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

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Police seek suspect in Golden Meadow shooting

Police seek suspect in Golden Meadow shooting

The Golden Meadow Police Department, along with the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office and Louisiana State Police, are asking the public’s assistance in locating 23-year-old Benjamin Sanchez in reference to a shooting which occurred on Sunday, July 26 in Golden Meadow.

Sanchez is a suspect in the shooting of a 28-year-old man who was shot in the abdomen Sunday afternoon at the corner of Pierce and North Third streets. The shooting was reported at about 2:00 p.m.

Sanchez fled the scene in a black, four-door 2009 Chevrolet Aveo with the license plate YTP340.

According to the Houma Courier, the victim was transported by Air Med from Lady of the Sea Hospital to a hospital in New Orleans.

Sanchez should be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call 911 or (985) 532-2808 if Sanchez is spotted. Do not attempt to make contact with Sanchez.