Man arrested after stabbing at Denham Springs apartment complex

Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office searching for suspect accused of stabbing man in Denham Springs

DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (WAFB) - Investigators with the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office have arrested Jonathan ‘Johnny’ Jarreau, 30, after he allegedly stabbed a person in Denham Springs. That person is now in critical condition, according to the sheriff’s office.

Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office searching for suspect accused of stabbing man in Denham Springs

Investigators say deputies were dispatched to an apartment complex located on Highway 16 in Denham Springs about the incident around 3:30 p.m. The male victim identified Jarreau as the assailant.

Detectives gathered information suggesting Jarreau was asked to leave the area because of a protective order. A fight ensued and Jarreau stabbed the victim in the abdomen before fleeing the scene, according to Sheriff Jason Ard.

Jarreau is facing charges of aggravated second degree battery and violation of a protective order.

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