Baton Rouge man arrested in Donaldsonville Thanksgiving shooting

Staff Report

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of Darren Martin in connection with a Thanksgiving night shooting in the 1300 block of St. Vincent Street in Donaldsonville.

Darren Martin

U.S. Marshals arrested Martin, 27, of Baton Rouge, Dec. 7.

Just before 11 p.m. on Thanksgiving, deputies arrived at the scene to find a victim on the front porch of a residence. He was transported to a nearby hospital, and later released.

Martin was charged with two counts attempted second-degree murder, illegal use of weapons, and aggravated damage to property. He was booked into the Ascension Parish Jail, and bond was set at $178,500.