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One arrested, two wanted following shooting incident in Carencro

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Posted at 12:45 PM, May 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-18 20:03:02-04

Carencro Police and the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office are currently investigating a shooting incident in the 4400 block of University Ave.

Officers responded to the scene in front of Karen's Grocery in Carencro at around 11:30 am on Tuesday, May 18.

"Im standing up right outside the car, got somebody in a car, my cousins in the car, we hear bop bop bop bop, all hit the ground" Markcody Arceneuax said.

Markcody Arceneaux said he was outside of the store when it happened.

"We all hit the ground, they played the cameras back, everyone was biting concrete. It was at least 7 or 8 came from this way, 7 or 8 come from this way, you can hear them ricocheting off the ground. Ting ting ting. It was scary" Arceneaux said.

Carencro Police Chief David Anderson says that one suspect involved in the shooting has been arrested.

A search is ongoing for two others. Police say shots were fired from the Autozone parking lot and Karen's grocery.

"I know after the shots, he ran off that way, and I had to go, I had to go. It was very traumatic" Arceneaux said.

During the incident, Anderson says that five shots were fired between the three suspects.

Katie Easter was live at the scene with an update: