UPDATE: Brothers Arrested in St. Martinville Shooting

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Officers responded to a shots fired complaint in the 200 block of Honore St on October 18, 2020, at approximately 11:30 pm.

Posted: Oct 19, 2020 10:16 AM
Updated: Oct 27, 2020 1:02 PM

UPDATE (10/27/2020):  St. Martinville Police have made 2 arrest regarding the homicide which occurred on October 18th.  The suspects were arrested for Second degree murder, aggravated assault with a firearm and aggravated criminal damage to property. Suspects are brothers. The investigation is still on going.


According to Chief of Police Ricky Martin, Officers responded to a shots fired complaint in the 200 block of Honore St on October 18, 2020, at approximately 11:30 pm. Upon arrival, officers learned that one victim ,Brandon Kerlegan, was shot several times. Brandon was pronounced dead at the scene. Another victim ,Bernard Mitchell IV, was grazed in the arm.

At this time, Detectives are following up on leads and are asking the public for assistance in this matter. If anyone has any knowledge of this crime, they are asked to contact the St. Martinville Police Department at 337-394-3001.

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