DeQuincy man charged with attempted murder in connection with st - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

DeQuincy man charged with attempted murder in connection with stabbing

Jimmy Wayne Scott II. (Source: DeQuincy Police Department) Jimmy Wayne Scott II. (Source: DeQuincy Police Department)
DEQUINCY, LA (KPLC) -

A 23-year-old DeQuincy man is in custody following a stabbing on Smith Street Friday night, authorities said.

DeQuincy Police said Jimmy Wayne Scott II was arrested on charges of attempted second-degree murder, encouraging or contributing to child delinquency and introducing contraband into a penal institution.

"According to the caller, a person was stabbed and bleeding on the shoulder of the road," authorities said. "The victim and witnesses told officers Scott started a fight and stabbed the victim before fleeing."

Scott was later arrested at his home on Monk Road.

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