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Six arrested in connection with August 4 incident

Posted: 10:48 AM, Aug 14, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-14 11:48:17-04

Franklin Police have arrested six people in connection with a shooting incident that happened August 4 and 5 on Martin Luther King Boulevard.

Police were called to a complaint about gunshots. They found witnesses who said that two cars of people came to the area, got in an argument and shot at each other.

The investigation is on-going, but so far, these people have been booked:

  • Jamarlon Smith, 21, of  Franklin, was booked on Sunday on a warrant for attempted second degree murder – 2 counts, inciting to riot, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Smith was booked, processed, and transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center.
  • Kerry Davis Jr., 26, of Franklin, was booked on Sunday on a warrant for inciting to riot. Davis was booked, processed, and released on a $10,000.00 bond.
  • Dejohn Parker, 21, of Franklin, was arrested on a warrant for inciting to riot. Parker was booked, processed, and released on a $2,000.00 bond.
  • Deondric Butler, 23, of Franklin, was arrested on Monday on a warrant for inciting to riot. Butler was booked, processed, and transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center.
  • Bernard Davis, 21, of Franklin, was arrested on Monday on a warrant for inciting to riot. Davis was booked, processed, and held with no bond set at the time of press release.
  • Jakhi Conner, 20, of Franklin, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant for inciting to riot. Conner was booked, processed, and remains incarcerated at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center.