UPDATE, 3/1: The Rayne Police Department is searching for a suspect in Saturday’s shooting.
Darrell Gabriel, Jr., 41, allegedly shot a 17-year-old male in the abdomen. An arrest warrant for Gabriel is outstanding for a count of attempted second-degree murder and a count of certain felon in possession of a firearm.
The victim is in stable condition and is currently being treated for his injuries.
Gabriel, an alleged member of the Gremlin Gang, has previously faced counts of first-degree and attempted first-degree murder. Those charges were dismissed by Judge Edward Broussard.
ORIGINAL POST: RAYNE, La. (KLFY) — One person was wounded in a shooting just after 4 p.m. Saturday on 6th Street in Rayne.
According to Police Chief Carroll Stelly, officers arrived in the 500 block of 6th Street and found a victim with a gunshot wound who was transferred to Acadia General then Lafayette General Hospital.
He did not say what condition the victim was in at the time of the transport.
No other information is immediately available.
Stelly did ask that anyone with information to call the Rayne Police Department at 334-4215 or the Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish tip line at 337-789-TIPS.