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APSO: Suspect in custody following deadly shooting in Gonzales; one still at large

1 month 3 days 18 hours ago April 18, 2017 Apr 18, 2017 Tuesday, April 18 2017 April 18, 2017 5:12 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: WBRZ staff

GONZALES – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office has located a man who was wanted by deputies following a fatal shooting that occurred on Country Drive in Gonzales.

Deputies have located 27-year-old Donovan Darville and he is now in custody. 

According to the sheriff's office, the shooting occurred around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday when Darville shot the victim and then fled the scene in a 4-door 2011 maroon Honda Accord with a Louisiana license plate XKS974. Deputies say the vehicle was also occupied by an unidentified white male, later identified as Jerald Wall.  

Jerald Wall

Deputies say they are still searching for Wall and the vehicle. 

According to authorities, Darville shot 27-year-old Clarence Harvey of Prairieville, a former friend, after he drove up to Harvey with another friend in the car. A verbal altercation ensued and Darville allegedly fired several shots at Harvey while he was on his porch.

Clarence Harvey

Anyone with information regarding Wall's whereabouts is urged to call the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office at  225-621-INFO (4636) or by texting 847411 to the anonymous tip line.

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