Man shot, killed in Assumption Parish sports bar

Matthew Jordan III
Matthew Jordan III

PAINCOURTVILLE, LA (WVUE) - Assumption Parish Police arrested a suspect in connection with an overnight shooting at Alexis Sports Bar.

According to Sheriff Mike Qaguespack, police were called onto the scene of a shooting at Alexis Sports Bar in the 6000 block of Highway 308 at about 12:27 a.m. on Sept. 14.

The victim, 33-year-old Franky Joseph from Donaldsonville, was in a physical altercation with the suspect, Matthew Jordan III when police say Jordan shot him. Joseph was taken to Our Lady of The Lake Assumption Community Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

25-year-old Jordan was named as the suspect and turned himself in to police hours later. Jordan was booked in the Assumption Parish Detention Center for Second-degree Murder.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information concerning this case or others is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-1111.

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