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Kevin Lee West (center) is ushered into the parish jail Friday morning by Deputy Kalinsky Ardoin and Capt. Dwayne Ledoux. (Gazette photo by Elizabeth West)

Kevin L. West

EPSO captures suspect wanted for stabbings in Bayou Chicot

Early Friday morning, Major Jeremy Mitchell with the Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office reported that a man wanted for stabbings that occurred on Stage Coach Rd. is in custody.

Ville Platte Chief Neal Lartigue searches for evidence at a crime scene where a shooting occurred on Thursday. (Gazette photo by Elizabeth West)

Shooting suspect Tyron Jack is pictured.

Victim Terry Serie, Jr., is pictured above.

VPPD makes one arrest in fatal shooting on Thursday

On Friday, Ville Platte Chief Neal Lartigue reported that one arrest had been made in a shooting incident that has resulted in the death of one individual.

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