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Shooting investigation leads to one arrest; four more, including juvenile, wanted for possession of fentanyl

1 year 7 months 1 week ago Friday, November 11 2022 Nov 11, 2022 November 11, 2022 7:53 AM November 11, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ

INDEPENDENCE - Deputies arrested one man for attempted second-degree murder after a shooting in Independence on Monday, but the investigation led to more than just an arrest.

The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office arrested Darryl Dryer, 24, on Thursday for attempted second-degree murder and other charges, deputies said. One person was injured in the shooting that happened near the corner of Highway 40 and Jones Road around 1 p.m. Monday, November 7. 

Deputies said that in addition to finding evidence leading to the Dryer's arrest, they also found illegal narcotics, including fentanyl.

Four more people are now wanted for drug charges: 19-year-old Caleb Plaisance, 21-year-old Markel Wells, 18-year-old Tabitha Mason, and an unnamed juvenile. 

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the sheriff's office at (225) 686-2241 x1 or Capital Region Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867).

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