St. Charles deputies investigate murder in Ama

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Detectives in St. Charles Parish are investigating a murder.

According to a Corporal James Grimaldi with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a call of shots fired on Vidal Street in Ama, Louisiana on Sunday.

When they arrived, deputies found a silver Mercedese-Benz car crashed on a grassy median on Vidal and Triche Street. When deputies looked inside the vehicle, they found 36-year-old Darnell Ingram dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

"Inside the vehicle, deputies observed a deceased subject," Grimaldi said.

If anyone has information about the shooting, they are urged to contact Crime Stoppers at (504)

822-1111 or St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office Detective Kevin Tennison at (985) 783-1135 or (985) 783-6807.