One person seriously wounded in Grand Coteau shooting

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Posted at 6:14 PM, Nov 08, 2021

Police in Grand Coteau are investigating shooting that left one person seriously injured.

Chief Wilton Guidry says that on Monday November 8, 2021 at around 4:00 p.m. there was a report of a shooting at the intersection of E. MLK and Bellemin.

That shooting occurred in the parking lot of a convenience store. Guidry say that upon officers arrival one victim was found with serious gunshot wounds.

The victim was transported to the hospital. There is a suspect in custody, Guidry says.

Louisiana State Police say that after the shooting, a trooper initiated a traffic stop on a suspect vehicle. A short pursuit occurred which resulted in the arrest of the suspect in this incident, they say.

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