CLINTON, LA (WAFB) -
UPDATE - FEB. 13
The East Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office says they have arrested a suspect in connection with a double shooting in Clinton that left one person dead.
Markell Woods, 22, was arrested Wednesday, Feb. 13 around 5 p.m. near Elton, Louisiana. He was taken into custody without incident. He faces charges of first degree murder and attempted first degree murder. Woods will be booked in Allen Parish as a fugitive and transported back to East Feliciana Parish in the near future.
Deputies with the East Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office are searching for the man they say is responsible for a double shooting in Clinton that left one person dead.
Markell Woods, 22, is currently wanted.
One person was killed in the shooting and a second person was injured.
Emergency crews responded to reports of a shooting Sunday, Feb. 10 on Roosevelt Street in Clinton just before 8:30 p.m.
Deputies say Mitchell Matthews, 33, of Clinton was killed in the shooting. The second victim was transported to a local area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Anyone with information on Woods’ whereabouts should call 225-683-5459.