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Police arrest 19-year-old for attempted murder after New Year's Day shooting at Gonzales Walmart

6 months 2 days 9 hours ago Wednesday, January 17 2024 Jan 17, 2024 January 17, 2024 8:55 PM January 17, 2024 in News
Source: WBRZ

GONZALES - Police arrested a 19-year-old after a New Year's Day shooting at a Walmart parking lot that resulted in two injuries.

Police initially responded at 9:30 p.m. on January 1 at the Gonzales Walmart parking lot due to reports of gunshots.

Ja'ky Joshua, 19, of Darrow, was arrested for attempted second-degree murder and negligent injuring. Police learned that the subjects met in the parking lot to facilitate the sale of an object before it turned into a possible robbery that ended in gunfire.

Two people were struck by the gunshots and were later released from the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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