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Mamou Police arrest suspects in Good Friday Shooting

Good Friday Shooting in Mamou April 6, 2021 Mamou Police Chief Brent Zackery reported to KVPI News that a Good Friday family gathering led to a shooting incident. Chief Zackery said police were called out to a disturbance at the 300 block of East Street in Mamou Friday night. Jacoby Jack who was at the gathering was asked to leave after causing a disturbance. Jack came back with his brother Nicolas Jack and a cousin, Gary Freeman continuing the conflict. A fight began and witnesses saw one of the subjects , Jacoby Jack, was seen stabbing one of the victims multiple times. The other two subjects returned to their vehicle and began to open fire on the gathering. Shots were returned by Jariah Jordan, the nephew of the stabbing victim. Gary Freeman was struck in the head by a stray bullet. After an investigation, police arrested Jacoby Jack and Nicholas Jack and charged them with attempted murder. Also arrested was Roger Gradney charged with obstruction of justice for tampering with evidence. Jariah Jordan turned himself to authorities. All suspects are being held at the Mamou City Jail. The victims were admitted to area hospitals with severe injuries. More arrests to follow.

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