Victim in Christmas Eve shooting identified

Gunned down in car on corner in Houma

Thomas Perumean
December 26, 2019 - 12:08 pm

The victim of a shooting in Houma has been identified as 35 year Courtney Carter. 

Carter died just before 4am Christmas Day at a hospital in Houma from gunshot wounds he sustained.  

Carter was reportedly riding in a car with another man just before noon Christmas Eve when that car came under fire at an intersection in Houma. 

Detectives learned an alleged verbal altercation occurred inside of the Southland Mall which led to this shooting. 

There were multiple bullets holes in the vehicle.  

The other victim in the incident was treated for non-life threatening injuries and released. 

Terrebonne Sheriffs investigators are asking for the public's help in solving the crime.

If you have information about the crime to contact the Terrebonne Sheriffs or Crimestoppers.  

 

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