Terrible news coming out of Gonzales. A 15-year-old girl was shot and killed Friday night in Gonzales. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Department arrested 16-year-old Jaquin Stephens in connection with the murder.
Just recently the BHP Billiton YMCA held a public forum focused on juvenile crime that featured Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator, Shreveport Police Chief Wayne Smith, Shreveport Mayor Tom Arceneaux, and Caddo Parish Assistant Administrator Clay Walker.
According to NBC Chicago, the Cook County State's Attorney's office said it reviewed the case against Carlishia Hood and her 14-year-old son and, "in light of emerging evidence," moved to dismiss murder charges against both.
OPELOUSAS, La. (KPEL News) - A Eunice man is facing substantial time behind bars after a St. Landry Parish Grand Jury has convicted him in the November 2019 shooting of another man who was riding his bicycle in the street when he was shot to death.