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Tech student suspect in Mardi Gras shooting


Law enforcement agencies are continuing their search today for a Louisiana Tech University student charged with second-degree murder in a Mardi Gras Day shooting in New Orleans.

Eddie Lee Dingle, Jr., 21, of 1001 Fairfax, in Terrytown, is being sought in connection with the death of 29-year-old Maurice Williams. The incident occurred about 4:35 p.m. Tuesday along the St. Charles Avenue parade route.

Dingle is a senior aviation management major, Louisiana Tech spokesperson Tonya Oaks Smith said Thursday.

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