23-year-old arrested in Slidell shooting case
Press Release from the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office:
Christopher Bridges, 23, of Slidell, was arrested Wednesday (July 15) by the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Apprehension Task Force in connection with the shooting incident that occurred Saturday (July 11) at his residence near Slidell.
Bridges was booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail on the following charges:
L.RS. 14:27.30 Attempted First-degree Murder
L.R.S. 14:37.4 Aggravated Assault with a Firearm (four counts)
L.R.S. 14:55 Aggravated Criminal Damage to Property
L.R.S. 14:95.1 Felon in Possession of a Firearm
Detectives learned the victim was involved in an altercation with members of Bridges’ family when the shooting occurred. The victim in the case is expected to make a full recovery.
“I praise our investigators and the members of the U.S. Marshal’s Task Force for the work they did in locating and arresting this dangerous individual,” Sheriff Randy Smith said.