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Morgan City man facing attempted murder charges following Friday shooting

According to the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office, deputies were called to a business on Duhon Boulevard.

Posted: Oct 4, 2021 12:32 PM

ST. MARY PARISH, La. (KADN) - A Morgan City man is facing attempted first-degree murder charges following  Friday (October 1) evening shooting in Amelia.

According to the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office, deputies were called to a business on Duhon Boulevard.

There, one man was found injured in the incident. The wound was non-life threatening.

Codey Smith was developed as a suspect. He was found and arrested in Lafourche Parish. He was brought back to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for book.

Smith is charged with attempted first-degree murder, violation of a protective order, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, contributing to the deliquency of juveniles and obstruction of justice.

As of Monday afternoon, Smith remained behind bars on a $245,500 bond.

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