The Abbeville Police Department says that a second arrest has been made in a June 6 shooting incident near Vernon and Schlessinger Streets.
Witnesses tell KATC that the shooting happened near Heuy Street where it intersects with Israel Parker Drive.
Police say they responded to a shots fired call on June 6 around 6:19 pm. There they recovered several casings and were told by witnesses that a 16-year-old suspect was responsible for the shooting. That teen was located by police running down the street. He was detained and transported to the Abbeville Police Department.
During the investigation, it was learned by police that the teenager and another suspect, identified as 25-year-old LaDaedrick Narcisse, were allegedly shooting at one another. The shooting is believed to be the result of an ongoing feud.
The 16-year-old was charged with Attempted Second-Degree Murder. A warrant was issued for Narcisse for attempted second-degree murder.
Narcisse was located on June 7 at his residence at Live Oak Manor Apartments in Abbeville. During the arrest, Narcisse was allegedly found to be in possession of two bags of marijuana. A search warrant was obtained for the residence and police say that more drugs and a stolen firearm were located.
Police say that marijuana, cash believed to be obtained through the sale of illegal drugs, a digital scale, shotgun shells and a reportedly stolen Ruger 9mm handgun were uncovered. Police say Narcisse is also a convicted felon.
Narcisse was booked into the Vermilion Parish Correctional Center on the following charges:
- Attempted 2nd Degree Murder
- Felon in Possession of a Firearm
- Possession with the Intent to Distribute Schedule 1 Drugs,
- Transactions Involving Drug Proceeds,
- Possession of a Firearm in the Presence of a CDS,
- Possession of a Firearm with an Obliterated Serial Number and
- Possession of a Stolen Firearm.
Anyone with any information regarding any crime is encouraged to contact the Abbeville Police Department. You may also contact our “Tips” line at 892-6777. All callers may remain anonymous.