Eunice Man Arrested in Connection with Shooting that Injured One Person

The suspect allegedly shot the victim after he placed himself between the suspect and the suspect's girlfriend.

Posted: May 13, 2021 9:13 AM
Updated: May 13, 2021 9:17 AM

Eunice - Eunice Police responded to a shooting at 151 College Rd at 12:27 PM Wednesday, May 12.

According to information received by investigating officers, David Haworth, Age 33 of 467 Acadia Street, Eunice, went to the house on College Rd, and looking into a bedroom window saw his girlfriend lying in bed with the victim. Haworth entered the bedroom through the window and an argument ensued. During the argument, Haworth pulled out a handgun and pointed it at his girlfriend. The victim then placed himself between Haworth and the woman. Following an exchange of words, Haworth pulled the trigger, shooting the victim in the right forearm/wrist. The victim was transported to a hospital for his injury.

Haworth was located that afternoon in Acadia Parish just south of the City and arrestedon a probation warrant for Eunice City Court with the assistance of the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office. Thursday, May 13, following the investigation and after obtaining an arrest warrant, Haworth was booked on the charges of Attempted Manslaughter and Aggravated assault with a firearm.

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