CAPTURED: Accused murder caught on camera in separate shooting hours earlier
POSTED: Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 5:54pm
UPDATED: Friday, March 22, 2013 - 2:08pm
LAKE CHARLES, LA (NBC33) — Click here for the update on this story regarding the arrest of Armonta Dquon Hadnot, 18.
An 18-year-old is wanted by police for two separate shooting incidents in the same day. The last incident resulted in the murder of three people in a public park.
The Lake Charles Police Department is actively seeking Armonta Dquon Hadnot, 18, for allegedly killing Jeminskian J. Arvie, 22, David Jermaine Galmore, 23, and Fitzgerald Tremayne Guillory, 20. He is also wanted for firing shots at a moving
Officials say it all started on Wednesday, March 20 shortly before 8:00 p.m. Officers responded to the call of shots fired at a gas station located on Highway 171.
Witnesses reported that the suspect exchanged words with the victim in the parking lot. Then, surveillance cameras captured the gunfire. It shows the suspect, Hadnot, in the passenger side of the vehicle. He then pops out the open window and fires several shots at the victim’s car as it attempted to flee.
Thankfully, no one was injured.
A little over two hours later, homicide detectives were called to McMillian Park on Goos Boulevard. Witnesses told investigators that two men approached the victims as they were rolling dice in the park. The men were ordered to the ground by the suspect. The first victim was shot execution-style, and the two remaining victims were shot as they attempted to run away.
Detectives believe Hadnot is the shooter in this case as well. He is believed to be driving a 2001 Buick Century, dark green, with dark tinted windows. It has the Texas license plate BK6J808.
Hadnot has an extensive criminal history and was already wanted for shooting that happened in September 2012. In total his current charges include Attempted Second-Degree Murder, Illegal Use of a Weapon, 3 counts of Murder, and Aggravated Assault.
Officials say Hadnot should be considered armed and dangerous. If you come in contact with him, you should contact law enforcement immediately.
Investigators were able to track down and arrest the driver of the vehicle in the first incident today at roughly 11:45 p.m. Lon Allen Porter was charged with 3 counts of Aggravated Assault with a Firearm and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.
Detectives have not yet identified the second suspect in the fatal shooting.