Sep 28, 2009 4:01 PM by sleonard
Sunday morning near 9:20 am, officers responded to a shooting incident in the 900 block of North Avenue A. The victim and suspect was involved in a disturbance. During the altercation, the suspect shot the victim in the lower leg area. The suspect then fled from the scene in a vehicle.
Officers were able to locate the vehicle, but the suspect was not present. A second individual who drove the suspect away from the scene was located in the vehicle and detained for investigative purposes. Investigators interviewed the driver and have charges him with Principal to 2nd Degree Murder. This suspect has been identified as Malcolm Thomas, 21 of Crowley. He has been booked into the Acadia Parish Jail on a $50,000 bond set by District Judge John Trahan.
Police have issued arrest warrants for the shooter in this incident identified as Ryan David Babineaux, black male, 23 years of age. His last known address is #65 Kathy Apartments in Crowley. Babineaux is 5'8" in height, weighs 150 pounds with a medium complexion and short hair. He should be considered armed and dangerous.
If you know the whereabouts of Ryan Babineaux call the Crowley Police at 783-1234 or Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish at 789-8477.
Ryan Babineaux, WANTED