GONZALES, LA (WAFB) - Two men have been arrested after a Sunday morning home invasion on Chick Duplessis Road in Gonzales.
Officials with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office say the homeowners woke up to a noise early Sunday morning. The male homeowner went to see what was going on. He was met by 23-year-old Edward "Willie" Scott III and 22-year-old Patrick Austin in the hallway.
Police documents say Scott pulled out a gun and shot the homeowner. The homeowner was taken to the hospital where he remains in guarded condition.
Patrick Austin, 22, was arrested and charged with attempted first-degree murder and home invasion.
Edward Scott III, 23, was arrested and charged with attempted first-degree murder, home invasion, and illegal use of a weapon.
They both were booked into the Ascension Parish Jail where no bond has been set yet.