One in critical condition after alleged beating

Posted at 10:49 AM, Jul 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-22 11:49:27-04

A man is in critical condition today after a fight that happened early Sunday.

St. Martinville Police were called at about 2:30 a.m. to Berard Street for a disturbance. The caller, identified as Juan Galicia, said he had beaten someone up in a fight. When officers arrived, they found Randy Ledet laying in the road, bleeding from the head.

Ledet, 53, was transported via ambulance to a local hospital, where he is listed in critical condition.

Galicia, 63, allegedly admitted to police that he used a piece of concrete to beat Ledet during a fight. 

Galicia has been arrested and booked into the St Martin Parish Jail with Attempted Second Degree Murder.