Four teens arrested, one at large, in Ascension home invasion
ST. AMANT – Deputies in Ascension Parish say that four teens were arrested and another person is on the run after a home invasion in St. Amant Sunday morning.
According to Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office Lt. Col. Ward Webb, the incident happened around 3:30 a.m. at a home on Highway 936. Deputies say five men armed with handguns entered a home through an unlocked door. Two were wearing ski masks.
The five men got into a fight with one person at the home and a gun was fired into the ceiling. One resident was transported to a local hospital with injuries. Investigators say nothing was stolen from the home, but the intruders were looking for drugs.
APSO says three people ran away before deputies arrived but were later located in Sorrento. Deputies charged 19-year-old Brockton Waguespack, 18-year-old Reid Taber and 18-year-old Daryl Mitchell Jr. with attempted second-degree murder, aggravated assault with a firearm, aggravated battery, home invasion, contribution to the delinquency of juveniles and illegal carrying of weapons.
The three men were booked into the Ascension Parish Jail. No bond has been set.
Investigators also arrested a 16-year-old boy on counts of attempted second-degree murder, aggravated assault with a firearm, aggravated battery, home invasion, illegal carrying of weapons and illegal possession of guns by a juvenile.
The juvenile was taken to the St. Bernard Parish Detention Center.
Ascension Parish deputies say one person is still at large. Anyone with information is asked to contact APSO at 225-621-4636. Residents can also text 847411 to reach APSO’s anonymous tip line from any cell phone.