UPDATE: One Arrest Made in Grambling Shooting; Search Continues for One Suspect

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WEDNESDAY 1 P.M. UPDATE:  The Grambling Police Department have made an arrest and still looking for one suspect involved in Tuesday’s shooting.

Tre’ Jones, is charged with attempted second degree murder and careless operation of a motor vehicle.

In a news release, Grambling Police say Jones is a registered student at Grambling State University.

Police say following an interview with Jones, everything started over a bad drug deal near the dormitory area of campus.

Police say Jones was identified as the driver of the tan Crown Victoria.

Meanwhile, police are still searching for Zaterrius Minor or Monroe.

Police say Minor should be considered armed and dangerous. Police say he’s attending classes at GSU through the Bossier  Parish Community college.

The investigation is ongoing and more arrests are pending.

If you have any information, you are asked to call Grambling Police at (318) 247-3772 or Crime Stoppers at (318) 255-1111. 

8:00 P.M UPDATE:  A single vehicle crash in Grambling, results from an initial shots fired call.

“We had a call come in shortly after 9-a.m,” says Tommy Clark, Jr., Grambling Chief of Police.

We are told the victim, 22-year-old Thomas Quentin of Shreveport, had an altercation with two unidentified suspects.

“They had an exchange of words about knowing one another. He said he had no idea who this gentleman was,” says Clark.

One of the suspects allegedly pulled a gun, causing the victim to drive off stopping at the public works parking lot in Grambling.

“The gentleman apparently showed up again, this time firing two shots into his vehicle, saying he did know him. He is telling us he didn’t know him at this time,” says Clark.

The suspects then drove off towards Ruston, crashed their vehicle, and ran into a wooded area.

“From eyewitness accounts in Ruston, one suspect turned and fled in the vehicle. the passenger, who was the shooter, apparently fled into the wooded area,” says Clark.

Grambling Police Chief, Tommy Clark, says they are currently still looking for the suspects.

“We searched that wooded area with neighboring agencies, but we came up empty handed on the suspect at this time,” says Clark.

Several police agencies are involved in helping with this investigation.

“Louisiana State Police, air units are also involved, Lincoln Parish Sheriffs Office, the Ruston City Police, and also the Louisiana Tech Police,” says Clark.

No descriptions of the suspects have been made available.

Grambling police say this investigation is ongoing.

If you have any information you are urged to contact the Grambling Police Department.

3:00 P.M. UPDATE: Grambling Police have release new information regarding the shooting that took place this morning.

According to a press released from Chief Tommy Clark, this all began around 8:30 a.m.  this morning.

Police say Thomas Quentin had a verbal exchange with a suspect that pulled out a gun.

Police say Quentin drove away from the area and later stopped in front of the City of Grambling Public Works building.

Police say the suspect, driving a tan Crown Victoria, pulled behind Quentin and shot at the vehicle, hitting it multiple times.

The suspect left the scene on Highway 150, crossed into Ruston, lost control of  his car and hit a tree and a gas meter.

The suspect ran off in a nearby wooded area, Police, along with assitance from Louisiana State Police, Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office and Ruston Police, conducted a search for the suspect, but he was never found.

No description of the suspect was given.

The investigation is ongoing.

If anyone has any information, they are asked to call Grambling Police at (318) 247-3772 or Crime Stoppers at (318) 255-1111.

1:30 p.m. UPDATE: Grambling Police are talking to a person of interest from this morning’s shooting.

11:50 a.m. UPDATE:  Grambling Police Tommy Clark tells KTVE/KARD that this started out as an altercation in a parking lot when the suspects mistook a male for someone else.

The unidentified male and a woman got into a car and drove off, with the suspects following them.

Chief Clark says the suspects fired shots at the victims in front of the Grambling Police Department. At least three shots hit the vehicle.

The suspects drove off in a gold Crown Victoria. That car was found along Highway 150 between Grambling and Louisiana Tech University.

Chief Clark says they don’t have a description of the suspects. As soon as KTVE/KARD has that information, they will bring it to you.

11:00 a.m. UPDATE:  KTVE/KARD spoke with the victim. She tells them that she and another man were shot at after the suspect(s) mistook the man for someone else.

The vehicle she was driving has a number of gunshots, including in the driver’s side headrest. They ended up crashing into a tree.

Luckily no one was injured.

Grambling Police are still searching for the suspect(s). They are being assisted by Louisiana State Police and Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office.

No description of the suspect(s) are available.

KTVE/KARD has reached out to Grambling Police for additional information. So far they have not heard back from them.

Original:

Grambling Police is actively searching for a shooting suspect.

Louisiana State Police and the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office is assisting.

We know this involved a male a female. The female drove a car to the Grambling Police Department and the suspect continued towards the campus of Louisiana Tech University.

Louisiana Tech University sent out an alert to its students this morning telling them to avoid the area north of Hideaway Park.

No injuries were reported.

A Louisiana State Police helicopter has been spotted in the area assisting with the search.

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