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Arrest of Divone Davis of Attempted Murder - Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Sheriff Mike Waguespack reports that on Tuesday, September 21st, APSO deputies arrested Divone Davis 20yoa of 6038 Hwy 308 in Paincourtville on a arrest warrant
for three counts of Attempted Murder.

The warrants were issued in connection with an incident that occurred on Monday evening in which Davis fired several shots at a man and his two female passengers on Hwy 308 near the Paincourtville Bridge.

The victim's reported that they first encountered Davis when he signaled for them to stop in the 6000 block of Hwy 308. Upon doing so the male victim who was driving exited his vehicle to see what was wrong. Davis then began asking the man who he was and produced a handgun from his waistband. When the man returned to his vehicle to drive away, Davis opened fire with the handgun. Approximately six to nine rounds were fired.

The victims were not injured and later identified Davis as the gunman.

Davis is currently incarcerated at the APSO Detention Center. Bond has been set at $450,000.

Anyone with information concerning this matter can contact the Criminal Investigation Division at 985-526-1627 or the Communications Division at 985-369-2912.