Single gunshot at the Watson Walmart lands one behind bars

DENHAM SPRINGS — Livingston Parish Sheriff’s deputies have arrested one person after a single shot was fired in the air at the Walmart in Watson/Denham Springs.

The incident happened Monday evening, July 17 in the parking lot of the Walmart on Hwy 16.

Livingston Sheriff’s deputies responded to the Watson Wal-Mart for a complaint of an illegal discharge. Thankfully, there were no reported injuries or property damage.

Early indications are a single shot was fired in the air after a verbal argument.

That argument was between 18-yr-old Aristeo Borders, of Denham Springs, and four others in the parking lot area.

Borders is charged with one count of illegal discharge of a firearm and four counts of aggravated assault with a firearm.

No further details have been provided and the incident remains under investigation.

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