Prairieville man arrested for attempted second-degree murder

Prairieville man arrested for attempted second-degree murder
Gilbert Rivera-Herrera (Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office)

PRAIRIEVILLE, La. (WAFB) - Officials with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office say they have arrested a man in connection with a stabbing on Shirley Drive in Prairieville.

Deputies say they responded to the scene around 5 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 18 and found a 22-year-old victim suffering from multiple stab wounds. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital and treated for moderate injuries.

Investigators say they learned Gilbert Rivera-Herrera, 27, of Prairieville was the suspect. Deputies located him in Gonzales where he confessed to the crime, according to the sheriff’s office.

Rivera-Herrera was arrested and booked into the Ascension Parish Jail on the charge of attempted second-degree murder.

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