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Carencro man arrested Wednesday following road rage shooting

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Posted at 11:53 AM, Mar 31, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-31 17:39:51-04

A Carencro man has been arrested in connection with a Wednesday night drive-by shooting in Scott.

The Scott Police Department says officers were flagged down at 6:48 pm on March 30 by a motorist who claimed he had been shot during a road rage incident

According to the victim, the driver of a white pick-up truck allegedly fired two shots at him in the 1900 block of St. Mary Street. The shots hit the driver side door of the vehicle causing him to be struck by bullet fragments.

The suspect vehicle fled the scene following the shooting and headed north on LA 93, police say.

A suspect and vehicle were identified with the help of the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office Real Time Camera Center.

25-year-old Sean Lee Richard was developed as a suspect and located at a convenience store in the 900 block of Veteran’s Drive in Carencro.

Police say he was taken into custody without incident.

Richard was booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center on charges of attempted second-degree murder.

Additional charges were added following the issuance of a search warrant. Police say they found one semi-automatic handgun with ammunition, one 12-gauge shotgun, 14.2 grams of Marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.

Additional charges consisted of Possession with the Intent to Distribute Schedule 1 Drugs, Two counts of Possession of a Firearm in the presence of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of a Legend Drug and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

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