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UPDATE: One arrested, one still at large in Mamou drive-by shooting

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Posted at 2:53 PM, Apr 29, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-29 15:53:44-04

Mamou Police say one suspect in a recent drive-by has been arrested, but another is still at large.

Mamou Police say the two suspects were involved in the incident which began in the 500 block of 3rd Street and led to a pursuit through Evangeline Parish.

Around 4:40 pm on April 12, officers arrived on scene and began processing the 3rd Street area where multiple shots were reportedly fired.

While investigating, a suspect vehicle was located and police gave chase.

During the pursuit, police say the suspects began shooting at police.

Mamou PD says the suspects then bailed out of the vehicle and fled on foot.

The department is now seeking the public's assistance in locating two suspects involved.

Police have identified 17-year-old Louis Jones and 18-year-old Devonte Poullard as suspects.

Poullard has been arrested, but Jones is still at large.

The warrants issued accuse them of aggravated drive-by shooting, attempted first-degree murder of a law enforcement officer, and aggravated flight from an officer, according to police.

Jones is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone knowing his whereabouts is asked to contact local law enforcement.

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