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𝐂𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐠𝐞𝐬: Disturbing the Peace by Fighting
Illegal Use of Dangerous Instrumentalities
Possession of a Stolen Firearm
Possession of a Firearm in a Firearm Free Zone
On August 30, 2022, just prior to 3:00 p.m., officers with the Morgan City Police Department responded to the area of Egle Street in Shannon Homes regarding shots being fired in the area. Local schools in the area were locked down as a safety precaution until the area was deemed safe. Officers arrived and learned that one of the parties involved had left the area.
According to reports, Tiara Knighten and Tieka Junifer, both of Morgan City, were identified as being involved in a physical altercation. During the altercation, a firearm was allegedly produced by Knighten when the duo began to struggle over the weapon. The firearm discharged and the parties dispersed. No one was struck by gun fire. The firearm was located and was found to be reported stolen. Warrants were obtained for the arrests of Knighten and Junifer on their involvement in the incident.
Knighten was arrested at the Morgan City Police Department and booked into the Morgan City Jail. Tieka Junifer is still at large and wanted on active arrest warrants held by the Morgan City Police Department. The investigation is still ongoing. Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Tieka Junifer is asked to contact the Morgan City Police Department at 985-380-4605
𝐃𝐢𝐬𝐜𝐥𝐚𝐢𝐦𝐞𝐫-𝐀𝐥𝐥 𝐒𝐮𝐛𝐣𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐈𝐧𝐧𝐨𝐜𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐔𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐥 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐧 𝐆𝐮𝐢𝐥𝐭𝐲