DATE: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2019
TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT: SHOOTING INCIDENT / ARREST –
MARKESE D. DABNEY
– Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Markese D.
Dabney, 24, of 211 Cardinal Street, Labadieville, LA, on charges related to a
shooting incident on February 16, 2019 near Labadieville.
that date, deputies were dispatched to a local hospital in connection with
someone being treated in the emergency room for a gunshot wound to a hand.
responded and commenced an investigation.
The victim was interviewed and provided relevant details concerning the
on evidence and circumstances, detectives applied for an arrest warrant for
were also granted a search warrant for Dabney’s home.
executed both warrants on Tuesday. The
firearm believed to have been used was recovered. Dabney was arrested and booked into the
Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:
*Attempted Second Degree Murder
*Possession of a Firearm by a
remains incarcerated pending a bond hearing.
shooting resulted from an ongoing feud between Dabney and the victim.
For additional information concerning this News
Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny
Cavalier at 985-369-7281.