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Suspect Wanted in December 6, 2020 Shooting in Morgan City

The Morgan City Police Department responded to a shots fired complaint on Fifth Street.

Posted: Dec 10, 2020 3:45 PM

According to Detective Lieutenant Chad Adams of the Morgan City Police Department, on December 6, 2020, at 12:10 A.M., the Morgan City Police Department responded to a shots fired complaint on Fifth Street. Responding officers located an individual who was suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim, in this case, has since been released from the hospital.

Investigators with the Morgan City Police Department identified Tyson Jeffery James Celestine, 32 years of age, as a suspect. Investigators have obtained an arrest warrant for Celestine for the following charges:

Attempted Second Degree Murder

Carrying of Firearm By A Convicted Felon

Illegal use of Weapons or Dangerous Instrumentalities

If you have information about this suspect, DO NOT TRY TO APPREHEND, call the Morgan City Police Department at (985)384-2310 or your local police agency.

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