Police: Fight leads to shooting outside bar in Denham Springs

The Denham Springs Police Department responded to a shooting outside of Big Mike’s early Sunday morning, July 31.
Published: Jul. 31, 2022 at 5:32 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 31, 2022 at 5:41 PM CDT
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DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (WAFB) - The Denham Springs Police Department responded to a shooting outside of a bar early Sunday morning, July 31.

Jasper Patton, 22, of Pitkin, La., has been charged with aggravated assault with a firearm, and illegal discharge of a firearm.

Police say there was a fight outside of Big Mike’s, which then led to a shooting before officers arrived.

No injuries were reported at the time of the incident.

Patton is being held at the Livingston Parish Detention Center.

The investigation is closed, and considered “cleared by arrest,” according to officials.

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