On Thursday, June 07, 2018, at approximately 8:04 pm Jeff Davis Parish Deputies responded to a complaint of shots being fired. The deputies were dispatched to the area of Abbie Fontenot Road and Highway 165. Deputies, with the assistance from officers with the Fenton Police Department and Iowa Police Department, located the suspect, Cartez Pickett, and the victim.
The investigation revealed that witnesses reported seeing Pickett fire several shots, from a handgun, at the victim as she ran down the road. The victim stated she and Pickett were involved in a verbal argument inside a vehicle as they were driving down Abbie Fontenot Road. The victim was not injured.
Pickett was arrested without incident and booked into the Jeff Davis Parish Jail.
This investigation is ongoing.
CARTEZ PICKETT, 27 Years of age, 219 Shelby Drive, Iowa, La.
Attempted Second Degree Murder/ No bond