APSO seeking suspects in Bishop Woods shooting

Contributed Report

On Tuesday, March 21, deputies responded to the area of Josh Brown Road and Bishop Woods Road in reference to shots being fired in the area, according to Chief Deputy Bobby Webre.

Upon deputies’ arrival, they discovered a blue Oldsmobile Cutlass in the roadway that had both passenger side tires shot out.

APSO detectives began their investigation and learned that two males, later identified as Quanmaine Scott, 22, and Joseph Pindexter, 24, exited the vehicle and began an argument with four other males, two males identified as 28-year-old Arthur Braxton and Tyrone Wenzy, 35 and the other two are unidentified at this time. The verbal argument escalated to shots being fired at each other. There are no reported injuries in this incident, Webre added.

Wenzy turned himself into authorities late Tuesday night and was arrested and charged with four counts attempted second-degree murder, aggravated damage to property, and illegal use of weapons.

APSO is actively searching for Arthur Braxton, Joseph Pindexter, Quanmaine Scott and two additional unidentified suspects that were at the scene.

Braxton will be charged with four counts attempted second-degree murder, aggravated damage to property, and illegal use of weapons.

Joseph Pindexter will be charged with two counts attempted second-degree murder and illegal use of weapons.

Quanmaine Scott will be charged with two counts attempted second-degree murder, illegal use of weapons, and possession of firearm by convicted felon.

This case is still under investigation and more charges may be pending.

Anyone with information of this incident 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.