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Mamou Police arrest suspects in shooting incident

Mamou Police arrest suspects in Shooting February 25, 2021 Two adults and a juvenile were arrested in connection with a shooting incident that occurred on February 1 in Mamou, according to Mamou Police Chief Brent Zackery. The shooting took place at the intersection of 5th and Pine Streets. The subjects were identified as Joshua Jones age 19 and charged with aggravated assault with a firearm. The second suspect was identified as Alex Thibodeaux age 19 and charged with principal to aggravated assault. A third suspect, a junvile was arrested charged with with illegal discharge of a firearm, illegal carrying of a firearm and aggravated assault with a firearm. He was hen released to the custody of his parents. The victims reported that four male suspects had approached them and threatened to take the bicycle of one of the victims. When the victim resisted, the suspects circled the men and one suspect pulled out a gun and shot into the air. In another incident, Mamou police arrested two suspects in connection with the theft of a four wheeler on Saturday Feb. 20. The suspects were identified as Deandre Wilson age 21 was charged with criminal trespassing, Theft and Criminal Damage to Property. Also arrested was Sharon Thomas age 21 charged with Accessory after the Fact. The victim told police his ATV was pushed out from underneath his carport. Officers followed the tracks of the ATV which led to a residence on Maple Avenue.

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