Suspect in custody after husband and wife shot in front of their Marrero home: JPSO | Crime/Police

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man accused in a Marrero shooting that injured a 60-year-old man and his 59-year-old wife. 

Devin Avant, 19, of Marrero, was booked Thursday with two counts of attempted second-degree murder and possession of marijuana, said Capt. Jason Rivarde, a Sheriff’s Office spokesman. 

A 60-year-old man and his 59-year-old wife were wounded in a shooting outside their Marrero home Saturday evening,  authorities said. 

The shooting occurred Saturday evening outside the couple’s residence in the 1400 block of Lincoln Avenue. They were standing in their driveway when a vehicle with several people inside pulled up and fired at them, Rivarde said. 

The man suffered gunshot wounds to his arm and leg. The woman was shot in the leg. Both are expected to recover from their injuries. 

The Sheriff’s Office did not release any details about the suspected motive for the shootings. 

A quarrel between co-workers at a LaPlace Sonic Drive-in ended with gunfire that left one man wounded Wednesday night, the St. John the Baptis…

Avant was booked into the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center in Gretna where he was being held without bond Thursday evening. 

Source Article