Operator of Chalmette auto repair business shot in both legs during alleged dispute with a customer

Posted: November 10th, 2015 | Filed under: News Releases

A Slidell man who operates an auto repair business in Chalmette was shot in the lower part of both legs Tuesday afternoon during an alleged dispute with a customer, Sheriff James Pohlmann said.

The victim, whose name hasn’t been released, suffered non life-threatening injuries and has been taken to a hospital, the sheriff said.

The incident happened just after 3 p.m. in the 3600 block of Montesquieu Street near Genie Street in Chalmette.

Three shots were fired in the incident, with two striking the operator of the business, Sheriff Pohlmann said.

The man who shot hasn’t been identified and fled in a black Chevrolet Malibu.