Vinton police announce second arrest in shooting

Vinton police announce second arrest in shooting

VINTON, LA (KPLC) - Vinton Police have announced the arrest of a second person in connection with a shooting at the intersection of Gum Cove and Williams roads Sunday afternoon.

Kordell Guillory, 21, of Lake Charles, and Hunter Nicholas Berry, 17, of Vinton, each face one count of attempted first-degree murder, one count of drug possession or distribution and once count of illegal carrying of a weapon. Berry also faces counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and obstruction of justice.

Judge David Ritchie set Berry’s bond at $207,500 and Guillory’s bond at $200,000.

Capt. Scott Spell, with the Vinton Police Department, said four male suspects met for a drug deal, which led to the shooting, around 12:25 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25.

Responding officers found Guillory shot in the hand and another male shot in the leg, both with non-life-threatening injuries. Both were treated at an area hospital.

Berry was not injured.

Spell said more arrests are pending.

(Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles)
Hunter Berry
Hunter Berry (Source: CPSO)

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