Shooting Investigation in Jeanerette
On Wednesday, August 24, 2022, at approximately 10:00 pm, Officers with the Jeanerette Police Department responded to 400 Lovett Street in reference to shots fired. Upon arrival they observed a male subject underneath the carport who had been shot multiple times and another male who suffered injuries due to bullet fragments.
Jeanerette Fire and Rescue and Acadian Ambulance arrived on scene to render medical assistance. One of the males was transported to a Lafayette Hospital where he remains in stable condition. The other male refused medical assistance.
During the investigation, Jeanerette Police Department obtained a search warrant for the residence of 400 Lovett Street. The investigation uncovered the seizure of multiple firearms, a large amount of illegal narcotics, and money. Arrest warrants have been applied for multiple subjects and more are expected in the coming days.
This is still an active investigation, and more details will be released as they become available. We would like to thank Jeanerette Fire Department, Acadian Ambulance, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office, Baldwin Police Department and Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office for their assistance in this matter.