APSO confirms one dead in Donaldsonville shooting; searching for suspect

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen
Suspect, Broom

According to Sheriff Jeff Wiley, 21-year-old Michael Stewart was shot on the front porch of a residence on St. Vincent Street in Donaldsonville shortly after 2 p.m. today.

He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased a short while later.

Deputies are searching for 26-year-old Shawn Broom of Catherine Street in Donaldsonville for his involvement in the homicide.

Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office at 225-621-INFO (4636) or by texting 847411 to our anonymous tip line from any cellular device or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP (7867). To be eligible for a cash reward, you must contact Crime Stoppers immediately.