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St. Martinville police seeking information on Friday night shooting incident

St. Martinville Police
Posted at 12:27 PM, Jan 30, 2021

St. Martinville Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred Friday evening and left one person injured.

According to Chief Ricky Martin, officers responded to a shooting in the 100 block of N. Vivier Street at 8 p.m. on the 29th.

Officers learned there was a disturbance between two subjects that led to them exchanging gunfire. Chief Martin says the victim was driven to a nearby convenience store, where officers located the victim suffering from a bullet graze to the side of the head.

The victim was then brought to an area hospital and treated for injuries sustained. The victim is in stable condition, the chief says.

Investigators were able to develop and identify the second subject as Isiah Francois.

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Anyone with information on the incident or on the whereabouts of Francois is asked to contact the St. Martinville Police Department at 337-394-3001.

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