UPDATE: One dead, two wounded in Kathy Apartments shootings

Acadia Sheriff: Investigation underway into school complaint
Posted at 8:53 AM, Jun 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-17 09:53:03-04

One juvenile has died, two others are wounded and a fourth has been booked with murder after a Thursday night shooting at the Kathy Apartments.

Acadia Parish Sheriff KP Gibson says that multiple juveniles were involved in a disturbance last night, and several kids were shot. One juvenile, a male, has died, he says. Two others suffered what are described as non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.

A fourth juvenile has been identified as the shooter, and he has been booked with one count second-degree murder so far. He's in custody and there will be an incarceration hearing, the sheriff says.

Meanwhile, the case remains under investigation as additional charges are pending.

The incident happened just before 5 p.m. on Thursday.
Stay in touch with us anytime, anywhere.

To reach the newsroom or report a typo/correction, click HERE.

Sign up for newsletters emailed to your inbox. Select from these options: Breaking News, Evening News Headlines, Latest COVID-19 Headlines, Morning News Headlines, Special Offers

Follow us on Twitter

Like us on Facebook

Follow us on Instagram

Subscribe to our Youtube channel