Man shot, killed in Donaldsonville identified; suspect arrested

Staff Report
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The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office released the identity of the man shot and killed at a house at the corner of Opelousas and Lessard streets in Donaldsonville Oct. 10.

According to APSO, 21-year-old Trevon Henderson was found dead from a single gunshot wound when deputies arrived about 8:45 p.m.

Perry Smith Jr., 33, was arrested at the scene and charged with negligent homicide and illegal use of weapons.

Investigators have reported the suspected shooter may have mistaken the victim as an intruder entering the residence.

The investigation is ongoing, according to APSO.