French Settlement man arrested for attempted murder following argument
FRENCH SETTLEMENT, LA (NBC33) — Livingston Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested Robert Higgins, 41, of French Settlement, for attempted second degree murder on Wednesday.
Officers responded to a reported shooting in the 18000 block of La Trace Road around 7:30 p.m.
Upon arrival, the found a 40-year-old man suffering with a single gunshot wound to the stomach area. The victim was taken to the hospital and is reported to be in stable condition.
Further investigation led to Higgins being taken into custody shortly after the shooting happened.
LPSO Detectives learned the 2 men were involved in a verbal argument before the shot was fired.
Higgins is currently in the Livingston Parish Detention Center.