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Suspect turns himself in after 3 people shot at Shell gas station in St. Francisville

Published: Jun. 4, 2021 at 12:52 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 4, 2021 at 2:49 AM CDT
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ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (WAFB) - Authorities say the man thought to be responsible for shooting three people outside a convenience store in St. Francisville Thursday, June 3 has turned himself in.

According to St. Francisville Police Chief Scott Ford, Demarcus Dunbar, 30, of Woodville, Mississippi was arrested Friday, June 4 at the St. Francisville Police Department where he voluntarily surrendered.

Evidence markers at the scene of a shooting at a Shell station in St. Francisville show many...
Evidence markers at the scene of a shooting at a Shell station in St. Francisville show many shots were fired.(St. Francisville Police Chief Scott Ford)

Sheriff Brian Spillman credited his deputies and local law enforcement for the swift outcome. “Through exceptional detective work and assistance from neighboring agencies, we were able to identify the suspect and resolve this case quickly. I’m proud of the work of our deputies.”

Dunbar was booked on 2 counts of Attempted 2nd Degree Murder and 1 count of Attempted 2nd Degree Battery. No bond has been set at this time.

West Feliciana Parish Sheriff Brian Spillman said the shooting happened at the Shell station at LA 7747 and US 61 between 10:30 p.m. and 11 p.m.

He added all three victims are stable at this time.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867 or the West Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office at 225-635-3241.

The victims' car was hit by several bullets.
The victims' car was hit by several bullets.(St. Francisville Police Chief Scott Ford)

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