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Second suspect arrested for attempted murder

Posted at 3:58 PM, May 07, 2019

BREAUX BRIDGE, La. – A 26-year-old Breaux Bridge man has been arrested on ten counts of attempted murder following an alleged drive-by shooting.

Deputies in St. Martin Parish say that on April 11, 2019, they responded to a report of shots being fired at several individuals at a residence in the 1000 block of Roy J. Melancon Road in Breaux Bridge.

Investigators say they learned that two men had driven by that house and fired several shots at people who were gathered in the yard of that home. Three of the ten victims were under the age of ten and no injuries were sustained, according to Major Ginny Higgins, spokesperson for the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Following a further investigation into the incident, investigators say they identified one of the suspects as 23-year-old Tyrell Livings of Breaux Bridge. A warrant was obtained for Livings along with a search warrant.

On April 26, 2019, St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office Investigators located Tyrell Livings following the initial investigation regarding the shooting, stated Higgins.

The second suspect, Denzel D. Livings, 26, was arrested on Monday, May 6, 2019, with the assistance of the U.S. Marshal’s Violent Offender Task Force in Lafayette and booked into the Lafayette Parish Jail. He will be extradited at a later date to the St. Martin Parish Jail where he will be booked on attempted first-degree murder (10 counts).