Arrest made in Tammany Trace shooting

Jesse Stowe, 21
Jesse Stowe, 21

Mandeville, La. - Shortly before midnight last night Mandeville Detectives arrested 21-year-old Jesse Stowe of 40430 East I-55 Service Road in Ponchatoula as a suspect in Sunday's shooting on the Tammany Trace.

Stowe has been charged with Armed Robbery and Attempted 1st Degree Murder. Detectives recovered several pieces of evidence such as the victim's car and handgun which is suspected to be the weapon used in the crime.

Stowe has confessed to the crime and acknowledged that the incident stemmed from a narcotics transaction that had gone wrong.

Detectives say the investigation is ongoing while they continue to process evidence.

The victim is listed in critical condition as of this morning.