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Covington-area man arrested for attempted murder

Posted: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 | Views: 2160

Covington-area man arrested for attempted murder

Press Release from the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office:

A Covington-area man was arrested Tuesday for Attempted Second Degree Murder after he confronted the wrong man with a firearm at a gas station in Bush.

At approximately 10:30 a.m. Tuesday (October 29), St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a gas station on Highway 21 in Bush after a male subject followed another motorist to the location and pointed a gun at him.
Deputies learned that Wendell King, 29, had been lying in wait with plans to shoot and kill another man when he saw what he thought was his target’s vehicle pull out of a nearby driveway.

King followed the vehicle to the gas station, where he brandished a firearm but fled after he realized he had the wrong man.

Deputies apprehended King on Fairhaven Road in Covington, and the firearm was recovered.

He was arrested and booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail on the following charges:
L.R.S. 14:37.4 Aggravated Assault with a Firearm
L.R.S. 14:95.1 Felon in Possession of a Firearm
L.R.S. 14:27/30.1A Attempted Second Degree Murder

Deputies have identified the intended victim and have made him aware.

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