PAINCOURTVILLE, La. (BRPROUD) — An 18-year-old man wanted in connection to a September shooting was arrested by deputies Tuesday.
The Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office said the shooting took place in the Grant Loop area on Sept. 23 where one person claimed that suspects tried to shoot her son. Wayne Sullivan, 18, of Paincourtville was identified as one of the suspects on Sept. 27.
Sullivan was arrested on charges of two counts of aggravated assault with a firearm and illegal use of weapons or dangerous instrumentalities. Sheriff Leland Falcon said Sullivan remains in jail pending a bond hearing.
A 17-year-old juvenile is still wanted in connection to the shooting.
A third suspect, James E. Thomas, 40 of Paincourtville, was arrested on a drug charge by detectives on Sept. 27. He posted a $25,000 bond.