LIVINGSTON PARISH, La. (WAFB) - A 19-year-old Gonzales man was fatally shot in Livingston Parish Jan. 21, according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to the shooting in the 35000 block of Hwy 1036 around 3 a.m. A second victim, a woman, was shot in the arm, according to LPSO.
“Through our ongoing investigation, we learned five individuals traveled from Ascension Parish to Livingston Parish in order to participate in a drug transaction. Once at the Holden location, an altercation erupted leading to both parties exchanging gun fire. This resulted in the death of Javin Aguillard & the injury to the female victim who was within the residence. This has been a long investigation. And, we are not done yet. Our investigation continues. More arrests are possible,” said Sheriff Jason Ard in a Facebook post.
Jeremiah Preston, 19, from Gonzales was arrested Feb. 23 on charges of Accessory After the Fact to Attempted Second Degree Murder, Criminal Conspiracy Tied to Drug Charges & Principal to Aggravated Second Degree Battery.
Colton Boudreaux, 21, of Holden was arrested for Second Degree Murder and booked into the Livingston Parish Detention Center (or LPDC). During the course of this investigation, Boudreaux was also arrested on drug charges, Obstruction of Justice & Possession of a Firearm with CDS.
Davalynn Rose, 19, of Holden, Jaheim Miller, 18, of Gonzales and Gregory Magee, 19, of Gonzales are also currently in LPDC.
Ashtin Ursin, 19, of Gonzales is no longer in LPDC. He was previously arrested for Accessory After the Fact to Attempted Second Degree Murder, Criminal Conspiracy tied to drug charges & Principal to Aggravated Second Degree Battery.
The shooting remains under investigation.
Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to call 225-686-2241 x1 or Greater Baton Rouge Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867).
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