RPSO investigate shooting in Deville - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

RPSO investigate shooting in Deville

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**UPDATED STORY** On Saturday May 3, 2014 at approximately 5 p.m., Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office received a call of a subject that had been shot on Paul Cemetery Road in Deville. 

Upon arrival, deputies located a victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper abdominal  area. After deputies secured the scene, Deville Fire Rescue and Acadian Ambulance arrived to render first aid to the victim, according to RPSO. 

Acadian Air Med transported the victim to a local hospital.  According to witnesses, there was an altercation between the victim and the homeowner. 

RPSO reported the victim brandished a handgun and made threats toward the homeowners family members and the homeowner fired one shot from a handgun, striking the victim in the abdomen. 

Detectives and Crime Scene arrived to conduct their investigation.

Detectives said at this time, no charges are being filed against the homeowner and the investigation is still ongoing.



Original story below: ___________________________________________________________________________________

DEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - At approximately 5 p.m., Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office received a 911 call in reference to a possible shooting on Paul Cemetery Road in Deville.

Upon arrival, deputies located the victim who had suffered a gun shot wound to the chest. 

Acadian Ambulance arrived and transported the victim to a local hospital. 

The victims condition is unknown at this time. 

Detectives and Crime Scene are conducting the investigation.

No further information is available at this time.

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