From Hammond Police:
December 28, 2016, City of Hammond, LA -- The Hammond Police Department is investigating a murder that occurred at 54 Whitmar Drive shortly after 2 a.m. this morning. The victim, Darius Latin, 22 years old of Independence, was shot inside this address. Details of the shooting are still be investigated, and HPD detectives have developed several leads. No suspects have been identified, and the motive is unknown at this time.
Anyone with information about this case is urged to contact Detective Ronney Domiano at 985-277-5739 or Detective Corey Morse at 985-277-5841 with the Hammond Police Department Criminal Investigations Division or call Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa's anonymous tip line at 1-800-554-5245 (JAIL). Be a part of the solution, and you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.
This marks the City of Hammond's sixth murder of the year, and the thirteenth in Tangipahoa Parish as a whole in 2016.