Video from attempted break-in in Gonzales
GONZALES - Deputies are looking for a would-be burglar after shots were fired in an attempted break-in in Ascension Parish Monday morning.
According to the sheriff's office, deputies were called to a home on Cannon Road in Gonzales around 10 a.m. There, investigators learned that shots were fired just moments after someone was spotted trying to break into a house.
The suspect, described by the authorities as a medium build dark-skinned African-American male. Video from the scene shows the suspect driving off in an older model Mercedes Benz. He allegedly fired several shots in the area as he drove off.
No injuries were reported.
Anyone who may have information on this case is urged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office at 225-621-INFO (4636) or by texting 847411 to the anonymous tip line.