One adult, one juvenile arrested in connection with fatal shooting of an 18-year-old in Violet

Published: Nov. 23, 2022 at 9:36 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 28, 2022 at 12:48 PM CST
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VIOLET, La. (WVUE) - St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office announced the arrests of one man and one juvenile in connection with the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old that took place Wednesday, Nov. 23 outside a residence in Violet.

Cody Adams, 21, and a 16-year-old male from Chalmette were arrested in Picayune, Mississippi, and are awaiting extradition to St. Bernard Parish where they both will be booked with second-degree murder, according to the sheriff’s office.

According to James Sheriff Pohlmann, around 2:45 p.m., officers responded to a call of a shooting in the 2800 block of Moss Lane in Violet. Upon arrival, officers found a male lying in the rear of a driveway suffering from gunshot wounds.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. Sherrif Pohlmann said during the investigation; detectives were able to identify Cody Adams as a suspect in the shooting.

Detectives are also working to identify two additional suspects with Adams during the incident.

The investigation is ongoing.

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