Beauregard Sheriff Deputies investigating shooting death in Ragl - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Beauregard authorities investigating shooting death in Ragley

RAGLEY, LA (KPLC) -

Houses are few and far between on the strip of Highway 171 through Ragley. Courtney Reid lives on Highway 171 across the road from where Sheriff deputies say 53-year-old Jerry Stover had been shot and killed outside of his home. Reid said that shortly after 8 a.m. Monday, she and her family noticed a lot of activity. Soon after, swarms of law enforcement.

"There were a bunch of cop cars out there and there were people sitting down when they were all in the yard," Reid said. "All the cops were in the house, people were crying and things like that."

While authorities are in the early stages of their investigation and haven't declared a motive, Reid thinks the commotion may have stemmed from one of many things.

"There was a brick that people the cops were carrying," she said. "A white brick of something.  I don't know what it was but you could only think what it may be."

Not much is known about the house, the people or persons who lived there, but Reid said the location has always been a little odd.

"Things over there ... things that go down over there are probably different," she said.

While no suspects are in custody, Sheriff Ricky Moses said the investigation is still ongoing.  

Copyright KPLC.  All rights reserved. 
  • More Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • Woman Killed, grandmother injured in Lake Charles house fire

    Woman Killed, grandmother injured in Lake Charles house fire

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 10:42 AM EDT2017-05-23 14:42:42 GMT
    (Source: KPLC viewer)(Source: KPLC viewer)

    Woman killed, grandmother injured in Lake Charles house fire.

    More >>

    Woman killed, grandmother injured in Lake Charles house fire.

    More >>
  • Funeral arrangements set for former Welsh Mayor James Martin

    Funeral arrangements set for former Welsh Mayor James Martin

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-05-23 12:00:36 GMT
    (Source: Hixson Funeral Home)(Source: Hixson Funeral Home)

    Family members said former Welsh Mayor and state representative James Paul Martin died on Sunday, May 21, at the age of 88 in the comfort of his home.

    More >>

    Family members said former Welsh Mayor and state representative James Paul Martin died on Sunday, May 21, at the age of 88 in the comfort of his home.

    More >>
  • BREAKING

    Coast Guard: Uninspected vessel takes on water, runs aground in Calcasieu Ship Channel

    Coast Guard: Uninspected vessel takes on water, runs aground in Calcasieu Ship Channel

    Monday, May 22 2017 7:42 PM EDT2017-05-22 23:42:39 GMT
    (Source: Coast Guard)(Source: Coast Guard)
    A towing vessel that was uninspected began taking on water, then ran aground in the Calcasieu Ship Channel early Monday morning, officials with the Coast Guard said. The three-man crew of the 60-foot towing vessel, the Mr. Landon, "purposefully ran their vessel aground near Monkey Island to avoid sinking when they realized they were taking on water in the stern," according to a news release from the Coast Guard 8th District Public Affairs Detachment Texas. Approximate...More >>
    A towing vessel that was uninspected began taking on water, then ran aground in the Calcasieu Ship Channel early Monday morning, officials with the Coast Guard said. The three-man crew of the 60-foot towing vessel, the Mr. Landon, "purposefully ran their vessel aground near Monkey Island to avoid sinking when they realized they were taking on water in the stern," according to a news release from the Coast Guard 8th District Public Affairs Detachment Texas. Approximate...More >>
Powered by Frankly