Man charged for allegedly shooting at St. James deputies
CONVENT, La. - A St. James Parish grand jury has indicted a 46-year-old man on an attempted murder charge for allegedly shooting at two uniformed deputies in Convent in late May.
St. James Parish deputies had responded to a call about a man walking in the road brandishing a firearm when the gunfire occurred.
The District Attorney's Office said in a news release that the grand jury on Tuesday indicted Ron C. Youngblood, whose home town was unavailable, on two counts of attempted first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Family Strong: Three Baton Rouge siblings enlist in US Army
Local business owner arrested, allegedly set building on fire for $1M insurance...
Brazen thief reaches over counter, grabs $10K in jewels
How to protect plants during cold weather
Hollywood returns to Baton Rouge for film shoot at LSU