Officers with the Morgan City Police Department responded to calls of shots fired on Railroad Ave on June 7, 2021, at 6:42 P.M. Responding officers located one male victim suffering a bullet wound to the thigh. The victim was transported from the scene to a New Orleans hospital, where he was treated and later released.
Investigators with the Morgan City Police Department developed Lamarcus Jermaine Francois as a suspect in the shooting. On June 8, 2021, Investigators with the Morgan City Police Department secured an arrest warrant for Lamarcus Jermaine Francois.
On the evening of June 8, 2021, Investigations with the Morgan City Police Department learned Francois was in the Kenner, LA area. Investigators and officers with the Kenner Police Department were able to locate Lamarcus Jermaine Francois in Kenner and place him under arrest.