SCSO investigates shooting of 19-year-old

Published 11:25 am Saturday, June 4, 2022

Sheriff Champagne reports that during the early morning hours of June 4, 2022, detectives began investigating a shooting that occurred in Des Allemands, LA.
Detectives learned that four subjects were traveling in a silver Honda Accord on WPA Road in Des Allemands. One subject, Trent Byerly, a 19-year old was allegedly handling a firearm inside of the vehicle when the firearm discharged.
The victim, Trent Byerly was shot in the chest, and was immediately transported to a local area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Statements provided by the other occupants inside of the vehicle, led to two subjects being arrested for Obstruction Of Justice.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Detective Jenni Barrette at (985)783-6807 or (985) 783-1135.