Parish by Parish April 12, 2012
BATON ROUGE, La(NBC33) — Lafayette - Police have found two stolen cars, but tonight they're still trying to figure out who killed a man, then set his home on fire. Firefighters were called out to a fire on Sunset Drive just after midnight. Once they put the fire out, they found a dead man inside the house. Two cars were stolen from the house a BMW Roadster and a Ford Mustang. Detectives found the BMW on Moss Street, and the Mustang was in Terrebonne parish. Right now the coroner is working to find out how the man died, and locate his family. Lafayette police say they're looking for any information that'll help them find out who's responsible for this gruesome crime.
Pointe Coupee – 23 year old Leslie Aguillard from Ventress is in trouble for shooting another woman with her bb gun Wednesday afternoon. Deputies tell us the two were arguing, and that's when Aguillard pulled out the gun and shot a Michell Sproles 4 times, once in the hand, once in the leg, and twice in the chest. We're told one of the bb's caused Sproles' chest to collapse. The victim was airlifted to a Baton Rouge hospital. We're told she was released last night. Aguillard was booked into the Pointe Coupee Parish Jail. She's been charged with aggravated battery.
Caddo - Students at a Shreveport University gathered Wednesday with the purpose of keeping their school from merging with Louisiana Tech. Dozens of students at LSU Shreveport took part in a rally today to show their support for their university in response to the proposed merger. They passed around a petition indicating their opposition to the merger. Students were out rallying for about an hour. They did this in between classes. There are plans for another rally opposing the merger.
That's a look at what's happening - parish by parish.