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Gonzales man allegedly shoots father and dog during an altercation

10 months 3 weeks 5 days ago Thursday, January 07 2021 Jan 7, 2021 January 07, 2021 11:29 AM January 07, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ Staff

GONZALES - Deputies arrested a man after he allegedly shot his dad and the family dog on Wednesday.

Authorities arrested 22-year-old Johnathan Landry of Gonzales. 

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Violent Crime Unit responded to a residence on Thurston McCrory Road in regards to a person being shot around 5 p.m.

When deputies arrived on scene they discovered Landry's father, also named Johnathan Landry, shot.

The father was transported to a nearby hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

According to a report, the son and father got into an altercation after the father confronted him for stealing guns from a locked compartment in the residence. When the suspect then shot his dad the bullet also struck the family dog. 

Landry was arrested and charged with attempted second-degree murder and cruelty to animals and booked into the Ascension Parish Jail.

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