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Breaux Bridge Man Arrested In Connection With Wednesday Afternoon’s Shooting-Whereabouts of Second Suspect Being Sought - 10/17/2017 -

PRESS RELEASE

St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office

October 17, 2017

4:10 p.m.

Contact: Major Ginny Higgins

Public Information Officer

(337) 394-3071

Breaux Bridge Man Arrested In Connection With Wednesday Afternoon’s Shooting-Whereabouts of

Second Suspect Being Sought

(St. Martinville, LA.)- Late last night, Investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested Hunter Chauvin, 18, Breaux Bridge, at a residence in the 2600 block of Cypress Island Hwy., St. Martinville, in connection with the Wednesday afternoon shooting that left Carey Lewis III, 19, from St. Martinville, in critical condition. Through the course of the investigation, it was determined by Investigators that the shooting originated at a residence in the 5800 block of Main Hwy in St. Martinville.

Following his arrest he was charged with the following:

2 counts-Attempted First Degree Murder LA. R.S. 14:27:30.

He was booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center on the above charges and at the time of this release, no bond had been set.

Investigators have also obtained an arrest warrant for a second suspect, Andrew Smith, 19, St. Martinville, for 2 Counts-Attempted First Degree Murder-LA. R.S. 14:27:30.

 

The investigation remains ongoing and Investigators are asking if anyone knows the whereabouts of Andrew Smith to please contact the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office at (337) 394-3071.

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