Gonzales Police searching for wanted suspect in connection to NYE shooting


Courtesy: Gonzales Police Department

GONZALES, La. (NBC Local 33)(Fox 44) – Authorities in Gonzales are needing the public’s help in the search for a suspect wanted in connection to a shooting on New Year’s Eve.

Gonzales Police believe Jasper Jonica Dorsey, Jr. is responsible for a shooting incident at the Circle K gas station on Highway 30.

Police say Dorsey fired multiple shots and fled the scene shortly after.

Authorities believe Dorsey was last seen or has access to the following vehicles:

  • A black Hyunda Elantra – LA license plate BIGEYES
  • A red Dodge Charger with black stripes – LA license plate 254BLI
  • A dark Chevrolet pickup truck – LA license plate C729615

Dorsey has been known to frequent Gonzales Apartments on Commerce Street.

If you have any additional information about his location, you’re encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867), or call Detective Dufrene at the City of Gonzales Police Department on 225.647.9580.

Once arrested, Dorsey will be charged with Attempted 2nd Degree Murder, Illegal Use and Carry of a Weapon, and Aggravated Assault with a Firearm.

Jasper Jonica Dorsey, Jr.
Courtesy: Gonzales Police Department

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