Hahnville man arrested for shooting step-father in the back during an altercation

Published: Jun. 12, 2022 at 9:52 PM CDT
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HAHNVILLE, La. (WVUE) - St. Charles Parish’s Sheriff’s Office have arrested a man for shooting his step-father in the back during an altercation.

According to reports, just before 9 p.m. Saturday evening, officers responded to a call of a father and son arguing at a residence in the 200 block of Shaw Street.

Upon arrival, they discovered 44-year-old Brandon Johnson from Edgard suffering from a gunshot wound to his lower back. Brandon was taken to a local hospital to receive treatment for his injuries. He is listed in stable condition.

After an investigation, officers arrested Brandon’s 21-year-old step-son Corey Lee Labranch, Jr. for aggravated second-degree battery. He was booked into the Nelson Coleman Correctional Center.

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