Teens arrested, charged with attempted first degree murder in drive-by shooting


Ascension Parish deputies arrested and charged two 17-year-olds with two counts of attempted first-degree murder after allegedly being involved in a drive-by shooting Friday.

Officials say deputies responded to the incident at the intersection of Hwy. 3089 and Hwy 70 in Donaldsonville Friday at 9:40 p.m.

The victim who was driving told law enforcement that he and his passenger were stopped at an intersection when a vehicle pulled up next to them and started shooting. No one suffered injuries.

The juveniles were placed in the St. Bernard Juvenile Detention Center. Other charges include assault by drive-by shooting, illegal use of weapons, aggravated assault, and aggravated criminal damage to property.

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