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Second Suspect Charged in Gun Incident at Assumption High - Tuesday, October 17, 2017

DATE:          TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2017
TO:               ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:         SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:   SECOND SUSPECT CHARGED IN GUN INCIDENT AT ASSUMPTION HIGH

 

NAPOLEONVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports a second arrest, that of a 15-year-old male tenth grader in connection with Monday’s gun incident at Assumption High School.

Continued investigation by Sheriff’s deputies revealed that at some point on Monday morning, the second suspect was in possession of the first suspect’s book bag with full knowledge that at the time the book bag contained a knife.  The .22 caliber handgun was not in the bag at that time.

The second suspect was interrogated in the presence of a guardian and admitted to the allegation. 

The 15-year-old male tenth grader was arrested and booked on one count of Carrying a Firearm or Dangerous Weapon by a Student or Non-Student on School Property. 

He was released to the custody of a guardian pending delinquent juvenile proceedings.

 

For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Commander Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.


 

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