The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating after several shots were allegedly heard in the Shannon Street area in Patterson Monday afternoon.

Just before 1 o'clock Monday afternoon, detectives went to Shannon Street after several people reported loud noises they thought were gun fire.

Several male subjects were seen fleeing the area.

The case remains under investigation.

Anyone with information about the situation is asked to call the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office at 985-384-1622, 337-828-1960, or send an email to