Prairieville man arrested for attempted second-degree murder

Staff Report

At approximately 5 a.m. on Sunday, October 18, deputies responded to a residence on Shirley Drive in Prairieville about a person who had been stabbed.

Gilbert Rivera-Herrera

Upon deputies’ arrival, they located a 22-year-old victim suffering from multiple stab wounds. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital and treated for moderate injuries.

After further investigation it was learned that 27-year-old Gilbert Rivera-Herrera was the suspect. He was later located in Gonzales where he confessed to the crime.

He was arrested and booked into the Ascension Parish Jail on attempted second-degree murder.