One arrested, one at large in teen's shooting
NEW ROADS - Sheriff's deputies arrested one man and said another was on the loose in connection with a recent shooting in New Roads.
Deputies charged Terrance Rayford with attempted second-degree murder for shooting a 16-year-old on May 1. Deputies also said they have an arrest warrant for Richard McClain Jr. for being principal to second-degree murder.
Investigators said the teen was shot on St. Anthony Street while in a vehicle which had pulled into a driveway. Deputies said two witnesses told them they saw Rayford shoot the teen several times, hitting him in the back and arm. They also said McClain was present when the shooting happened, and had a gun on his own.
The teen was taken to a Baton Rouge hospital in serious condition.
Deputies booked Rayford into the Pointe Coupee Parish jail. Anyone with information about McClain's location or this shooting should call the sheriff's office.
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