Teen wanted for killing a man during gambling dispute

Teen wanted for killing a man during gambling dispute

POSTED: Monday, January 7, 2013 - 5:00pm

UPDATED: Monday, January 7, 2013 - 5:04pm

An 18-year-old man is wanted for allegedly murdering a man after the two got into an argument while gambling.

The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that the incident happened on Sunday, Jan. 6 at roughly 8:00 p.m. in Garyville. We’re told the suspect, Tevin Bolden, was gambling with the victim when an argument began. Bolden allegedly produced a handgun and shot the victim, Michael Lee, 29, several times. A nearby trailer was also penetrated by bullets.

The victim was transported to a local hospital, and was then moved to a New Orleans hospital where he eventually died.

Bolden is wanted for Second-Degree Murder, Attempted Second-Degree Murder, Aggravated Criminal Damage to Property and Illegal Use of a Weapon.

If you know anything regarding Bolden’s whereabouts, please call (985) 652-6338 or Crime Stoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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