Posted: Sep 25, 2013 10:41 AM by Letitia Walker
Deputies in St. Mary Parish have arrested a Morgan City man in connection with a shooting in Amelia this past June. 18-year-old Joseph Aaron Cagnolatti was booked on a charge of attempted 1st degree murder and attempted armed robbery with a firearm.
Deputies say Cagnolatti is the third suspect to be arrested in connection with this case. The shooting happened outside of a lounge on Hwy. 182 near the Greenwood overpass. Witnesses say around 2:00 am, June 14th, three male subjects approached the male victim and attempted to rob him. During the attempt, the victim was shot.
Cagnolatti was arrested in Baton Rouge with help from the U.S. Marshalls Office. No bond is set.