UPDATE: Victim in gas station parking lot shooting in Grand Coteau dies from wounds, suspect charged with murder

St. Landry Parish

UPDATE, 4/19/21: Grand Coteau Police say the victim in the April 4 shooting at a local gas station has died from his wounds. As a result, the charges against the shooting’s suspect, Carnelius Davis, 26, of Crowley, have been upgraded to one count of second-degree murder, one count of attempted second-degree murder and one count of aggravated criminal damage to property.

The victim’s name has not been released.

UPDATE, 4/5/21: Grand Coteau Police say they have arrested Carnelius Davis, 26, of Crowley, and charged him with two counts of attempted second-degree murder and aggravated criminal damage to property. Davis is being held in the St. Landry Parish jail on a $300,000 bond. More charges could be pending.

The shooting victim remains in critical condition, according to Police Chief Wilton Guidry, Sr.

ORIGINAL POST: GRAND COTEAU, La. (KLFY) — One person has been hospitalized in critical condition following a shooting late Sunday in the parking lot of the Go Bears gas station in Grand Coteau.

Police said it happened just after 8:15 p.m.

We know so far that a man initially seen running away from the scene has been taken into custody.

The victim has not been identified.

We will continue to follow this story and release more information on Monday.

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