Arrest made in attempted robbery and shooting in Morgan City
MORGAN CITY - A man accused in an attempted robbery and shooting in Morgan City is now behind bars.
It happened on Friday, June 14 around 2 a.m. outside of a lounge on Highway 182 in Amelia.
Police say 22 year-old Paul Charles and two other men approached a Hispanic male, attempted to rob him, then shot him.
The victim was taken to the hospital, and has since been released.
Charles is booked into the St. Mary Parish Jail on attempted first degree murder and attempted robbery charges.
The investigation is continuing.