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Shooting Incident - Juvenile Suspect Arrested - Wednesday, June 13, 2018

DATE:             WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2018
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      SHOOTING INCIDENT – JUVENILE SUSPECT ARRESTED

 

BELLE ROSE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports that a 16-year-old juvenile male was charged on Tuesday in connection with a shooting incident that occurred on June 07, 2018 near Frank Lane off of LA 308 in Belle Rose, LA.

On that date, detectives responded to a local hospital after being notified that an individual was being treated for a gunshot wound to the face.

Upon investigation, detectives determined that the victim had been shot in the face following a verbal confrontation in the Frank Lane area.  Investigators interviewed witnesses and recovered evidence from the scene.  As a result of the investigation, the 16-year-old suspect was identified.

Detectives secured a verified complaint, approved by a judge, ordering the juvenile to be held on one count of Attempted Second-Degree Murder.

The suspect turned himself into the Sheriff’s Office Tuesday and was booked on a count of:

            *Attempted Second Degree Murder

The accused is being held at a juvenile detention facility pending court proceedings.  The suspect was not identified due to his age.

 

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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