A second suspect has been arrested in connection with a September 22 shooting in Morgan City.
Morgan City Police say the shooting occurred on Sunday afternoon on Mallard Street in the area of Brownell Homes.
20-year-old Mario Williams Jr. was arrested on Thursday, September 26 after he was determined by investigators as a suspect.
One person was injured in the shooting and transported to an area hospital with a non-life threatening gunshot wound. Detectives says the person was injured during an armed robbery.
Another suspect, 19-year-old Deandre Paul Jackson, was arrested on Tuesday, September 24 in connection with the case.
Williams Jr. was arrested on the following charges:
- Principal to Attempted First Degree Murder
- Armed Robbery
- Armed Robbery with Use of a Firearm
An investigation into the shooting is ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Morgan City Police Department at 985-380-4605.