Deputies arrest suspect in Four Corners shooting

Deputies arrest suspect in Four Corners shooting

MORGAN CITY, LA (WAFB) - Detectives said an arrest has been made in connection with a shooting that sent two people to the hospital Sunday.

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office reported Kendall Hines, 34, of Jeanerette, was taken into custody Wednesday evening.

Deputies said he is believed to have been involved in a shooting on Jones Road No. 1 in the Four Corners area. Investigators said a 30-year-old man with a gunshot wound was found on the ground. They added he was taken to Lafayette General Medical Center for treatment. At last report, he remained hospitalized in stable condition. His name was not released.

SMPSO said it later received information about a second victim. According to deputies, a 34-year-old man showed up at Franklin Foundation Hospital seeking treatment for a gunshot wound. Investigators said the second man was treated and released. His name was not given.

Hines was booked into the St. Mary Parish Detention Center on charges of attempted second-degree murder, carrying a firearm by a convicted felon, aggravated criminal damage to property and felony probation violation. No bond was set.

The investigation is ongoing.

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