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Morgan City Police Release More Information on Wednesday Night’s Shooting

On October 21, 2020, Morgan City Police Department started an investigation after shots were fired on Third St. near Lawerence Park.  It was reported to officers that two different groups began to argue at during that time one of the suspects produced a handgun and fired at another subject, who then returned fire.  An off-duty Morgan City Police Department officer along with an off-duty Berwick Police Department officer who were nearby entered the park and determined that there was no one injured due to the park having numerous people at this time of day.  As responding patrol officers were arriving they were directed to a vehicle leaving the area which contained a possible suspect.  Officers were able to chase and stop the vehicle.
Through the investigation, several suspects were developed by detectives.  Detectives were able to obtain arrest warrants for four subjects involved in the shooting.  The case is still under investigation.  The following arrest were made in relation to the case.  The investigation is still ongoing at this time. Chief James Blair would like to thank the local agencies who assited in the arrest of these suspects and the citizens of Morgan City for the help in this matter.Aris Granger and Caswick Clark turned themselves into officers at the Morgan City Police Department.

Gerald Sylvester was arrested after a short standoff with officers in Berwick

Lasheaka Webb was arrested at her residence in Berwick.

Aris Granger, 33 years of age, Versen St. Berwick, LA was arrested on 10/22/2020 at 3:41

Aris Granger 102220

Charges: Attempted 1st Degree Murder (8Counts)
Aggravated Criminal Damage to Property
Illegal Use of Weapons
Firearm Free Zone Violation


Caswick Clark, 33 years of age, Williams Ave. Houma, LA was arrested on 10/22/2020 at 5:25 pm

Caswick Clark 102220

Charges: Attempted 1st Degree Murder (8Counts)
Aggravated Criminal Damage to Property
Illegal Use of Weapons
Firearm Free Zone Violation
Possession of a Firearm by a convicted felon
Warrants: FTA for City Court of Morgan City


Gerald Sylvester, 31 years of age, Short St., Morgan City, LA was arrested on 10/22/2020 at 11:35 pm

Gerald Sylvester 102220

Charges: Attempted 1st Degree Murder (8Counts)
Aggravated Criminal Damage to Property
Illegal Use of Weapons
Firearm Free Zone Violation
Possession of a Firearm by a convicted felon


Lasheaka Webb, 34 years of age, Versen St. Berwick, LA  was arrested on 10/22/2020 at 12:00 am

Lasheaka Webb 102220

Charges: Principal to Attempted 1st-degree murder (8 Counts)
Principal to illegal use of a weapon
Illegally supplying a felon with a firearm

 

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