St. Martinville man allegedly shoots neighbor during argument


ST. MARTINVILLE. La. (KLFY)- A 70-year-old St. Martinville man allegedly shot his neighbor during an argument Thursday night, authorities said.

Deputies with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office were called a residence in the 1000 block of Neuville Anthony Road around 7 p.m. regarding a shooting.

Deputies learned that a man and his neighbor got into a verbal disagreement. During the dispute, the suspect, identified as Paul Zenon, reportedly shot the shot the 40-year-old victim in the stomach, authorities said.

The victim was taken to a local hospital. His condition is unknown at this time.

Zenon was arrested and charged with one count aggravated battery.

Following his arrest, he was booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center.

No bond has been set at this time.

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