Three arrested in connection with Donaldsonville shooting
The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office reported three arrests connected to an investigation of a Feb. 11 shooting near St. Vincent Street in Donaldsonville.
According to a news release, deputies responded to the shooting around 9:47 p.m. Upon arrival, deputies observed a vehicle leaving the scene, and conducted a traffic stop.
Three individuals inside the vehicle were arrested:
- Blayne McCorkel, 21, of Denham Springs was charged with illegal use of weapons or dangerous instrumentalities/weapons law violation; Illegal carry of weapons/crime or CDS; and possession of MDMA
- Jayla Thomas, 24, of Baton Rouge was charged with possession of marijuana over 14 grams; and illegal carry of weapons/crime or CDS
- Katelyn Hebert, 19, of Baton Rouge was charged with possession of Schedule II CDS
Detectives suspect McCorkel, Thomas, and Hebert visited the area of St. Vincent Street to make a narcotics transaction, which resulted in gunfire.
There were no reported injuries, according to the release.
The investigation is ongoing, and more arrests may be pending.