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Sheriff's office investigating bizarre quadruple shooting in Pointe Coupee Thursday

5 years 8 months 2 days ago Friday, June 22 2018 Jun 22, 2018 June 22, 2018 12:00 PM June 22, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ

MORGANZA - At least one person is being questioned after four people showed up with gunshot wounds at different hospitals in Pointe Coupee Parish Thursday.

Officials with the sheriff's office confirm a shooting occurred on Deaton Lane sometime before 3:30 p.m. The sheriff initially confirmed two people were injured in the shooting, one of them with critical injuries. Sources told News 2 those victims received injuries to the hand and wrist.

However, the sheriff's office confirmed that two more people showed up at different hospitals with injuries about an hour later. The sheriff believes that all four are connected to the same shooting.

Two of the victims were taken to Pointe Coupee General Hospital in New Roads. Sources said one of those two was being brought to Our Lady of the Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge via helicopter.

20-year-old Junathan Brown of Morganza, one of the four people shot, was arrested on unrelated charges. However, deputies say he is being questioned in connection with Thursday's shooting. No bond has been set.

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