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Second arrest in Washington shooting


In reference to the Carjacking which took place in the 700 block of West Vine Street in Washington La. on Saturday evening (8-24-2013) which left one person shot,  Chief R. Broussard has released the following statement.  A second arrest has been made but not of another suspect. 

Instead it was the female victim, 24 year old Ms. Rochelle Bob of 715 West Vine Street in Washington La.  On the night of the incident Ms. Bob stated to officer's that she had been shot by one of the men that had come to her home in the attempt to steal her boyfriend  Mr. Evan Antoine's vehicle. 

After further investigations the officer's learned that Ms. Bob's wounds were self inflected. 

Officer's made contact with Ms. Bob and had her return to the Washington Police Department where she was advised of her rights as per Miranda and then questioned about new information they had received. 

Ms. Bob confessed to the officer's that she had shot herself while trying to come to her boyfriend's aid.  Ms. Bob stated to the Officer's that she lied at first because she was afraid that her boyfriend would have gotten in trouble because the gun was in the residence. 

Ms. Bob was booked by the Washington Police Department for Criminal Mischief (Filing a False Police Report) and released on her own recoginize.  Additional information indicates there is also another subject and will be obtaining a Felony Arrest Warrant for that suspect within the next few days in regards to the shooting. 

Chief R. Broussard would like to thank the individuals who have come forward in this case and provided information pertaining to this case.   If there is anyone else that has any information regarding this case or any other cases in Washington please call 337-826-3305.  All tips will remain confidential. 

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