Two arrested in connection with shooting in Acadia Parish - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Two arrested in connection with shooting in Acadia Parish

ACADIA PARISH, LA (KPLC) -

The following is a press release from the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office:

Two men have been arrested in connection with a shooting that occurred at approximately 3:00 a.m. Friday on the corner of Hwy 95 and Tanner Road near Rayne.

According to Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon, following an investigation into the incident, investigators obtained a warrant of arrest for 18-year-old Jake A. Kebodeaux of Maurice. He was arrested without incident on Friday afternoon and placed in the Acadia Parish Jail, charged with 5 counts of attempted 2nd degree murder.

On Sunday afternoon, a second suspect, 19-year-old Tyler Carpenter of Scott, turned himself in to authorities in Acadia Parish. He is also being charged with 5 counts of attempted 2nd degree murder.

District Judge John Trahan set bond at $100,000 on both Carpenter and Kebodeaux.

The Scott Police Department assisted the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office in the investigation. The investigation is continuing.

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