The St. James Parish Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest regarding the Christmas Eve shooting in Lutcher. Tyquan Twendell Williams (DOB 9/27/1994, Lutcher, LA) was arrested on January 9, 2019 and has been charged with LA R.S. 14:30.1 Second Degree Murder. The sheriff’s office also has an arrest warrant for a second individual regarding the shooting. An arrest warrant has been issued for Jermain Lee Lewis, Jr. (DOB 1/27/1997, Lutcher, LA). Jermain Lewis, Jr. is still at large. Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Jermain Lewis, Jr. should contact law enforcement immediately and not approach him. The shooting took place on December 24th, 2018 near the Neighborhood Lounge located on Main Street in Lutcher, LA. Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call reporting shots being fired at approximately 11:30pm. Upon arriving on the scene, deputies discovered three individuals had been shot. Two of the victims, Thaddeus Watis and Dedrick Paul Green, Jr. (both from Convent, LA) died of gunshot wounds. The third individual, Jerrell Moody from Vacherie, LA was treated and released from the hospital several days after the shooting. The sheriff’s office is continuing its investigation regarding the shooting. Although warrants have been issued and an arrest has been made, individuals who have information regarding the shooting should contact either CrimeStoppers
(1-877-903-STOP) or the St. James Parish Sheriff’s Office at 225-562-2200.
Released by: Sheriff Willy Martin, Jr.