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Son Charged with Second Degree Murder In Shooting Death of Father

The suspect identified as Anthony Caro, III , was in an altercation with his father, Anthony Caro, Jr. on Lakeside Drive, Gueydan.

Posted: Jun 23, 2021 10:57 PM
Updated: Jun 24, 2021 2:07 PM

VERMILION PARISH (News15) - The Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deadly shooting which occurred in Vermilion Parish on Lakeside Drive near Gueydan and Lake Arthur..

According to a department spokesperson, a suspect is in custody and person of interest detained for questioning.

Upon further investigation, the suspect identified as Anthony Caro, III , was in an altercation with his father, Anthony Caro, Jr. on Lakeside Drive, Gueydan. The altercation resulted with Anthony Caro, Jr. suffering a fatal gunshot.

Anthony Caro, III has been charged with Second Degree Murder. More charges are pending.

This investigation is still ongoing. More details will follow as information becomes available.

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