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Shooting Incident - Tuesday, July 30, 2019


DATE:             TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2019
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON        


                        KIVARI L. BRIDGES



NAPOLEONVILLE Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Kivari L. Bridges, 22, of 405 Owens Street, Napoleonville, LA, in connection with a shooting incident near Bertrandville, LA on July 21, 2019.


On the aforementioned date, deputies responded to a call at a location near Paincourtville, LA.  The complainant advised that she was traveling on a street near Bertrandville on July 21, 2019, when she heard several shots.  A short time later, the complainant discovered bullet holes in the vehicle she was driving.


Detectives initiated an investigation and interviewed potential witnesses and did recover items of evidence near the scene.


Detectives were able to identify Kivari L. Bridges as a suspect in this incident.


Based on witness interviews as well as evidence recovered, detectives secured arrest warrants charging Kivari L. Bridges on counts of:


            *Aggravated Criminal Damage to Property

            *Illegal Use of Weapons or Dangerous Instrumentalities

            *Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon


Kivari L. Bridges was booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on Monday and charged on those counts.


Kivari L. Bridges had been previously convicted of drug and firearms charges.


Bridges was incarcerated on Monday pending a bond hearing.



For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.


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