Houma police make arrest in shooting that left man critically injured

Houma police make arrest in shooting that left man critically injured

HOUMA, LA (WVUE) - Houma police are investigating a shooting that left one man injured. The incident occurred Friday at 11:30 a.m. in the 100 block of Stovall Street.

According to police, officers responded to the scene and found a man, lying in the street, suffering from a gunshot wound to his lower extremities. He was brought to Terrebonne General Medical Center for treatment.

Witnesses on scene told police that a man named "Trey" who lives on Henderson Street was responsible for the shooting. Police identified the perpetrator as 18-year-old Roy Travon Smith. A short time later, police located Smith in the 100 block of Henderson Street where he was taken into custody. Smith was transported to police headquarters and placed in an interview room for questioning.

According to police, Smith began damaging the interview room by tearing the sound deadening foam off of the wall. He was then taken to jail and booked with attempted second degree murder and criminal damage to property.

Houma police continue to investigate the shooting incident. Police say that Smith could face additional charges in relation to a business and vehicle begin struck during the shooting.

The victim was transported to another medical facility to receive more extensive treatment for his injuries. He is listed in critical condition.

If you have any information that could help police with this case, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers Bayou Region at 1-800-743-7433.

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