Update: Morgan City police arrest suspect wanted for aggravated battery

Officers of the Morgan City Police Department were called to the 1400 block of Federal Avenue in reference to an altercation involving a weapon.

Posted: May 31, 2021 8:45 AM
Updated: May 31, 2021 11:55 AM

UPDATE: Nicholas Gamble has been arrested by the Morgan City Police Department on Sunday morning at 9:54 A.M. after a brief foot pursuit. Chief James F. Blair would like to thank the public for their tips leading to Nicholas Gamble’s arrest.

Morgan City - The Morgan City Police Department is searching for a man wanted in connection to an altercation involving a weapon. Shortly after 6:00PM on May 29, 2021, officers responded to a call in the 1400 block of Federal Avenue. Upon arriving Officers learned that one person sustained injuries and was transported to a local medical facility for treatment.

Through further investigation, Nicholas Gamble (41 years of age) was developed as a suspect. He is described being 5'6" tall, black hair and brown eyes. He is wanted for Aggravated Second Degree Battery.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Nicholas Gamble is encouraged to contact the Morgan City Police Department at 985-384-2310, 911, or your local law enforcement agency. The public is urged not to attempt to confront or apprehend Nicholas Gamble as he may be armed.

Tipsters, also can leave tips at www.morgancitypolice.org or on the Morgan City Police Department's Facebook page by using messenger.

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