APSO searching for two suspects wanted in early morning shooting in Donaldsonville

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen
Winston Foster

According to Chief Deputy Bobby Webre, at midnight, Saturday morning, deputies responded to the area of St. Vincent Street and 5th Street in reference to shots being fired.

Upon deputies arrival, they learned that three victims had been shot and were transported to a nearby hospital by personal vehicle.

All three victims are in stable condition at this time.

As the investigation continued, it was learned that a crowd of people were hanging out in front of a residence on St. Vincent Street when a white Honda Accord drove by and fired shots striking the three victims and also multiple cars and several residences.

Further investigation revealed that the Honda Accord was occupied by 24-year-old Winston Foster and 20-year-old Travis Jones.

Both Jones and Foster have not been located and are wanted on assault by drive-by shooting, three counts attempted first-degree murder, eight counts aggravated damage to property, illegal use of a weapon, and possession of a firearm by convicted felon.

Anyone who may have information on the whereabouts of Foster and Jones is urged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office at 225-621-4636 or by texting 847411 to our anonymous tip line from any cellular device or Greater Baton Rouge Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP (7868). To be eligible for a cash reward, you must contact Crime Stoppers immediately.

Contributed by APSO