A Gretna man shot to death late Friday in Algiers has been identified as Jared Hester.
Hester, 19, was shot about 11 p.m. in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 1500 block of Southlawn Boulevard, said John Gagliano, the Orleans Parish coroner’s chief investigator.
Police were called to the area after a report of shots fired and found Hester shot multiple times. Paramedics pronounced him dead on the scene.
Detectives said after the shooting that they were questioning two people but have not announced any arrests.
Brent Riggins, 18, and Aaron Thibodeaux, 18, are accused of shooting and killing Jared Hester, 18, in an apartment building parking lot on Oct. 4 in the 1500 block of Southlawn Boulevard.