Man found shot to death near Basile

Authorities in Acadia Parish are investigating a homicide that occurred in the 4900 block of La. 97 near Basile.

Ruston Miller, 24, was found dead with a gunshot wound to the chest outside his residence around 1 p.m. Thursday, Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon said in a press release. 

While details are limited at this time, Melanco said investigators are interviewing persons of interests.

Anyone with information should contact the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office at 788-8700.

The Jennings Police Department is assisting in the investigation.