Arrest made in shooting that injured five in Donaldsonville

Arrest made in shooting that injured five in Donaldsonville
Five injured in Donaldsonville shooting (Source: WAFB)

DONALDSONVILLE, La. (WAFB) - Deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office say they have arrested a man in connection with a shooting in Donaldsonville that left five people injured Sept. 11.

Darrion Jacobs, 24, of Denham Springs, was arrested Oct. 26 and booked into the Ascension Parish Jail on charges of attempted second-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon, according to the sheriff’s office.

Darrion Jacobs
Darrion Jacobs (Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office)

Investigators say five victims, ages 25, 16, 26, 34, and 24, were shot around 10:15 p.m. at a large gathering near Elizabeth Street and First Street in Donaldsonville. Three were listed in stable condition and the other two were treated and released from the hospital.

Deputies say they arrested Murphy Ealem, 25, Charles Ealem, 58, and Jyrah Bringier 28, Sept. 21 on charges of letting a disorderly place, keeping a disorderly place, disturbing the peace, contributing to the delinquency of juveniles, and Donaldsonville City Ordinance; disorderly conduct in connection with the large gathering.

Authorities say they are continuing to investigate this case and more arrests are possible.

Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office at 225-621-4636 or by texting 847411 to our anonymous tip line from any cellular device or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP (7868). To be eligible for a cash reward, you must contact Crime Stoppers immediately.

Five injured in two weekend shootings in Donaldsonville

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