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Rayne police searching for attempted murder suspect

Posted at 1:28 PM, Nov 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-11 14:28:15-05

Rayne police are searching for a man wanted on multiple counts of attempted second-degree murder.

Following last week’s shooting on Ann Drive and another shooting on A School Street Friday night, officers obtained an arrest warrant for Paul Wheeler.

Paul Wheeler
Paul Wheeler

Another suspect in the Ann Drive shooting, Frank Leopaul, who has been in custody since November 8, is facing four counts of attempted second-degree murder and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.

Frank Leopaul
Frank Leopaul

Chief Carroll Stelly says the investigation remains ongoing and anticipates more arrests.

No injuries were reported in both shootings.

If you have any information about Wheeler’s whereabouts, contact the Rayne Police Department or the Acadia Parish Crime Stoppers at 789-TIPS.