Gonzales PD makes arrest in Sunday night homicide

Two men were traveling together in a vehicle, when it abruptly stopped and the corner of W. Worthy and Quiet St. Both men exited the vehicle, and a altercation ensued. The driver of the vehicle Johnnie McMeller, 66 years of age, of 215 N. Roscoe St, Gonzales, returned to the vehicle and reversed it over Randall Youngblood, 58 years old, when Mr. Youngblood began hitting the car with a piece of metal. Mr. Youngblood was pronounced dead at the scene.

City of Gonzales police were able to take Mr. McMeller into immediate custody. He has been booked into the Ascension Parish Jail on a charge of Second Degree Murder.

The investigation is still ongoing.

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