Fugitive captured after year long search, wanted for Attempted 2nd Degree Murder

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Rayne Police have captured a fugitive wanted for Attempted 2nd Degree Murder. Paul Wheeler Sr. was taken into custody Wednesday evening.

Wheeler is accused of shooting at two people near the intersection of North Bradford and A School Street in Rayne in November 2018. Police say it was a drive by shooting.

Last year investigators attempted to arrest Wheeler, but believed he had fled the Rayne area to avoid being arrested.

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