According to the police, a Louisiana man have been arrested in his wedding tuxedo over the weekend for allegedly shooting his friend and chasing his new bride after accusing the two of having an affair.
30-year-old Devin Jose Jones, was driving with his wife and his friend, just after leaving their marriage reception on Saturday, the three got reportedly stuck in I-10 traffic near LaPlace in St. John the Baptist Parish, Sheriff Mike Tregre discloses, an argument ensued, and the friend fled the vehicle, the suspect chased him and shot him in the leg.
According to Tregre , a second male victim in a nearby vehicle was also struck in the hand by a stray bullet, The unidentified victim and his two children were reportedly on their way to their home in Lafayette after arriving at the New Orleans airport.
The two victims were reportedly airlifted to a New Orleans hospital, the uninvolved motorist has been discharged, while the other victim is reportedly still in the hospital.
Jones also allegedly chased his wife, who fled to safety in a nearby ambulance en-route to the crash scene that had caused a traffic jam.
According to reports, Jones was taken into custody on two counts of aggravated criminal damage to property, illegal use of weapons or dangerous instrumentalities, felony aggravated battery, and attempted second-degree murder
Tregre stated; “Our officers reacted bravely and accurately and took the suspect into custody with minimal personal damage, it is a testament to the training our young men and women do, and I am very proud of each and every one of them, you simply cannot duplicate this kind of scenario in training.”