LPSO: Deputies arrest second man for firing gun in parking lot of Denham Springs bar
DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (WAFB) - Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested a second person for reportedly firing a gun in the parking lot of a bar in Denham Springs early Saturday, March 5.
Deputies with the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office (LPSO) say authorities were dispatched to Local’s Bar and Restaurant around 2 a.m. after reports of several gunshots being fired.
Sheriff Jason Ard stated, deputies found several spent casings once they arrived.
After investigating, deputies learned 29-year-old Trevor Galloway was involved in firing a weapon in the parking lot, Sheriff Ard said.
Galloway was arrested and is currently in the Livingston Parish Detention Center.
On Monday, March 7, deputies confirmed that they had made a second arrest. They previously reached out to the public asking people to help identify a person photographed who detectives, through their investigation, believed to be a person of interest in the ongoing investigation into the illegal discharging of weapons overnight, according to LPSO.
Sheriff Ard said arrest warrants were obtained for Elijah L. Brumfield, 21, of Baton Rouge.
“With the assistance of the East Baton Rouge Sheriffs Office, Brumfield was arrested without incident at his residence,” said Ard. “Upon transfer to the Livingston Parish Detention Center, he will be booked on illegal discharge of a firearm and possession of a firearm at an alcoholic beverage outlet.”
Prior to locating the second suspect, Sheriff Ard said, “This type of crime is not only serious but extremely dangerous. It will not be tolerated! Please help us locate all those involved.”
The investigation is ongoing.
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