Sheriff’s Deputies Investigating Homicide in Gibsland

The Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in finding out who shot a man to death Friday evening.  

According to Sheriff John Ballance, “Bienville Parish Sheriff’s deputies are currently investigating the homicide of Dennis Rushing, 58, which occurred at his residence on Fifth Street in Gibsland in the evening hours of September 24, 2021. Rushing sustained fatal gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene by Bienville Parish Coroner Don Smith. Investigators have interviewed several potential witnesses and are continuing to follow up on several leads but are not ready to name a suspect in the shooting. If anyone has any information regarding the homicide, please contact the sheriff’s office at 318-263-2215.”

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