One arrested, search continues for truck stop shooter

Posted at 1:00 PM, Sep 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-21 14:01:04-04

One person has been arrested and another is still wanted in connection with the September 1 shooting at the Pilot Truck Stop in Breaux Bridge.

Police say 26-year-old Ashley Blackwell was arrested and booked Thursday on charges of principal to attempted second-degree murder and obstruction of justice.

Ashley Blackwell courtesy Breaux Bridge Police Department

Police are still looking for 27-year-old Jared Ledet in connection with the shooting. Police say Ledet should be considered armed and dangerous. Ledet is wanted by police on charges of attempted second-degree murder, obstruction of justice and illegal use of weapons or dangerous instrumentalities.

Jared Ledet courtesy Breaux Bridge Police Department

Anyone with information on Ledet’s whereabouts or the case is asked to contact Breaux Bridge Police Department at 337-332-2186, or St. Martin Parish Crime Stoppers.