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Attempted murder suspect turns himself in to Morgan City PD

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Posted at 5:18 PM, Dec 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-10 18:57:10-05

MORGAN CITY, La. - An attempted murder suspect has turned himself in to Morgan City Police, officials say.

On December 6, 2020, at 12:10 A.M., the Morgan City Police Department responded to shots fired complaint on Fifth Street. Once on the scene, responding officers located an individual who was suffering from a gunshot wound, according to a spokesperson for the Department. The victim has since been released from the hospital.

During the investigation, investigators developed Tyson Jeffery James Celestine, 32, as a suspect.

An arrest warrant was issued Thursday for Celestine for the following charges:

Attempted second degree murder

Carrying of firearm by a convicted felon

Illegal use of weapons or dangerous instrumentalities

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