Deputies arrest man wounded in shooting at truck stop that left 1 dead, another injured
GROSSE TETE, La. (WAFB) - The Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office said an arrest was made on Friday, Nov. 25, in connection with a deadly shooting at the Tiger Truck Stop in Grosse Tete on Thursday.
Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stassi said Timothy Washington, 42, is charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He added there will be discussions with District Attorney Tony Clayton to determine if Washington will face additional charges.
On Monday, November 28 Freddie L Debose III was arrested, he is the brother of the victim. Freddie Debose is charged with aggravated damage to property, attempted second-degree murder, second-degree murder, simple assault and illegal use of a weapon.
Stassi confirmed one person died at the scene and another person was taken to a hospital. The name of the person who died has not been released. Stassi added the victim in the hospital is in critical condition but is stable.
Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff Rene Thibodaux said Washington was hit by gunfire during the shooting but made his way to an apartment on Northfield Drive in Livonia, where he was found.
“He was armed with a pistol and an AR-style rifle,” said Thibodaux.
According to Thibodaux, the Livonia Police Department, Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff’s Office, and Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office worked together to surround the apartment complex and Washington surrendered peacefully. He emphasized that at no time was the public in danger.
Washington was taken to the hospital for treatment, Thibodaux said. His condition is unknown.
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