Suspect arrested in connection with October drive-by shooting in Sorrento

Staff Report
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Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office deputies reportedly arrested a 20-year-old suspect from Convent in relation to an October drive-by shooting that injured two people in Sorrento.

Quendez Vancourt was charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder, assault by drive-by shooting, illegal use of weapons and aggravated criminal damage to property.

The shooting reportedly occurred about 1 a.m. Oct. 10, 2022, on New Orleans Street in Sorrento.

Vancourt was in East Baton Rouge Parish's jail on unrelated charges, according to deputies.