Mandeville man identified as victim shot at Metairie bar

Posted May 28, 2019

By Michelle Hunter, | The Times-Picayune

The man fatally shot inside the Pair of Dice Lounge in Metairie early Saturday morning (May 25) has been identified as Michael Brown, 49.

Brown, of Mandeville, died of a gunshot wound to the head, said Mark Bone, chief death investigation for the Jefferson Parish Coroner’s Office.

Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives have not yet made an arrest in the killing, which occurred at the 24-hour bar, located at 4520 S. Interstate Service Road, Metairie, authorities said.

The sheriff’s office hasn’t released much information about the shooting. Deputies dispatched to the business just after 4 a.m. found Brown already fatally wounded.

An employee who did not want to be identified said the shooting occurred near the front door following an argument. No other information was available.

Anyone with information about the shooting death of Michael Brown is asked to call the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office investigations bureau at 504-364-5300. The public can also call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 877-903-7867. Callers do not have to give their names or testify and can earn a $5,000 reward for information that leads to an indictment.


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