CAUGHT: Deputies arrest man connected to Livingston Parish shooting

Man connected to Livingston shooting sought

LIVINGSTON, LA (WAFB) - Authorities said a man wanted in connection with a shooting Monday night has been caught.

The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office reported Preston J. Dukes, 18, of Denham Springs, is facing attempted murder and other charges.

Deputies said Dukes fled the scene of a shooting that happened along Buddy Ellis Road.

They had responded to the scene and assisted a shooting victim. Investigators said the victim's injuries were not life-threatening.

Dukes was booked into the Livingston Parish Detention Center on charges of attempted second-degree murder, aggravated assault upon a peace officer, resisting an officer, and aggravated escape.

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