UPDATE: Eunice police investigating second shooting on East Maple Avenue, several arrests made


EUNICE, La. (KLFY) – Police are investigating a second shooting that occurred in the same area as a shooting that wounded a 7-year old bystander Tuesday evening.

The first shooting happened around 8:35 p.m. on East Maple Avenue.

Chief Randy Fontenot says the shooter was aiming at a car, but struck the child instead.

The 7-year old was taken to a local hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.

Two other people were reportedly shot in a second shooting that happened shortly after.

Chief Fontenot says the shootings are related and several arrests have been made in connection with this second shooting.



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