Police say Jarrus Kimo Mitchell, 22, of Prairieville, sustained multiple gunshot wounds before being transported to a Baton Rouge hospital. The alleged gunman has been identified as Tyras Jerome Anntarrick Thompson, 21, of Gonzales.

The Gonzales Police Department has identified both the alleged shooter and the victim in the incident that occurred Tuesday afternoon at La Rou's Beauty Bar on Cornerview Rd. in Gonzales.

Police say Jarrus Kimo Mitchell, 22, of Prairieville, sustained multiple gunshot wounds before being transported to a Baton Rouge hospital. As of Tuesday night, the suspect was listed in critical but stable condition. The alleged gunman has been identified as Tyras Jerome Anntarrick Thompson, 21, of Gonzales. Thompson is wanted for one count of attempted second degree murder.

Authorities say the motive for the shooting is still under investigation. Witnesses told reporters on Tuesday that the victim walked out of the salon and got into a verbal altercation with two black males in front of the business. The situation escalated, and shots were fired. The two suspects then reportedly fled the scene in a vehicle.

Anyone with information to the whereabouts of the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers or the City of Gonzales Police Department on 225-647-9572.

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