Suspect arrested, charged with attempted murder in Gonzales shooting

A Gonzales man was arrested and charged in connection with an Aug. 8 shooting on the 800 block of South Abe Street in Gonzales.

Authorities arrested Jerome Bergeron in Baton Rouge on Aug. 12. Bergeron was charged with two counts of attempted second-degree murder.

Officials say four people were walking down Abe St. when a dark-colored four-door car sped towards them. The driver exited the car and started shooting at the group.

One person went to an area hospital with serious injuries. The second victim was treated and later released.

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