Lafayette sheriff’s deputies make four arrests in May 8 traffic shooting on Mills Dr.

Lafayette Parish

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) — Lafayette Parish sheriff’s deputies have made four arrests in a May 8 shooting in the 2700 block of Mills Dr. in which shots were fired from a vehicle.

According to reports provided by the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office, one vehicle was struck by bullets while in motion, though no injuries were reported at the time.

On Wednesday, sheriff’s deputies arrested twin brothers Allijah Jakal Noel and Callijah Rkal Noel, both 18, both of Lafayette. Both brothers face four counts of attempted first-degree murder. Both brothers have also bonded out of the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center on a $300,000 bond each.

On June 4, officers arrested Shawn Davis, 25, of Abbeville for his involvement. He has since bonded out on a $250,000 on each attempted first-degree murder charge, $100,000 on attempted manslaughter, $500 on simple criminal damage to property, and $500 on flight from an officer. His charges are as follows:

  • Attempted first-degree murder (four counts)
  • Attempted manslaughter
  • Aggravated flight from an officer
  • Simple criminal damage to property

The first arrest came in the case on May 24 when Joshua Dushamus Thibodeaux, 20, of Scott, was arrested on numerous charges including:

  • Attempted manslaughter
  • Attempted first-degree murder (four counts)
  • Distribution and/or possession of marijuana
  • Illegal carrying of a weapon
  • Prohibited acts (drug paraphernalia)
  • Illegal possession of a stolen firearm
  • Possession or dealing in unregistered or illegally transferred weapons
  • Manufacture/distribution of a Schedule II narcotic

According to the LPSO, Thibodeaux remains behind bars in the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center on a $1,158,000 bond.

The investigation is continuing, and LPSO officials say no more information is being made available at this time.

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