Bandido trial set Wednesday in Gonzales

Staff Report

The trial of four Bandidos gang members being tried together on counts of attempted second-degree murder and conspiracy to commit second-degree murder is set for 8:30 a.m.  Wednesday, Feb 9. in the 23rd Judicial District Court in Gonzales.

Twelve jury members and alternates were seated last week, then excused until  the trail date.

The reputed gang president Joe Louis Flores, 36, of Denham Springs is charged with shooting an ex-Bandido gang member in Port Vincent at Freds’ on the River bar early last year.

The other gang members charged in the incident are Derrick Johnson, 36, of Walker; Jose Felisano Flores, 32, of Denham Springs, and Chester Hunnicuttt, 39, of Prairieville.

The ex-Bandido Steven Hoff, 31, of Denham Springs, survived the shooting and a beating in the bar which ensued. He has not been arrested or charged.