STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

16 Year Old Arrested for Attempted First - Degree Murder in North Arenas Street Shooting

Two other juvenile suspects are being searched for at this time.

Posted: Feb 24, 2021 5:00 PM

On February 23, 2021, at 6:49 p.m., the Rayne Police Department responded to a shooting incident in the 600 block of N Arenas Street. Witnesses allege three male suspects chased a Honda sedan and one of the males fired a round into the vehicle as it drove away. The vehicle was occupied by a 16-year-old male passenger and an 18-year-old female driver, but neither occupant was struck by the bullet.
On February 24, 2021, at 10:50 a.m., officers arrested a 16-year-old suspect, who was charged with attempted first-degree murder. Two other juvenile suspects are being searched for at this time.

Lafayette
Clear
59° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 59°
$util.getURL($wxURL)
$util.getURL($wxURL)
Abbeville
Partly Cloudy
60° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 60°
Crowley
Clear
59° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 59°
St. Martinville
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 63°
Opelousas
Partly Cloudy
57° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 57°
Dry and comfortable afternoons ahead

Community Events