Suspect wanted in shooting death at Plaquemine parade

Monday, February 20, 2012 - 6:45pm

PLAQUEMINE, La (FOX44) - A shooting during a Mardi Gras parade in Plaquemine this weekend leaves one man dead.

Dewayne Smith was shot in the chest during the Plaquemine Community Parade on Sunday.

Police say the shooting stemmed from an argument the suspected shooter, Akeem Gailes, was having with Smith's cousin at the parade.

The Plaquemine Police Department want to catch Gailes immediately.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Plaquemine Police department at (225) 687-9273.


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