WANTED: Chauncey O. Thomas, 23, of Homer, 1 count of attempted second-degree murder. (Source: Homer Police Department)
HOMER, LA (KSLA) -
Homer police say they are obtaining warrants to arrest others in connection with a shooting Oct. 6.
Meantime, 27-year-old Stephen Curry, of Homer, remained in critical condition and was awaiting surgery Oct. 7 for a gunshot wound to his back, Police Chief Russell Mills said.
Police still are on the lookout for another Homer man who is wanted on a charge of attempted second-degree murder.
And Mills said warrants were being typed up for the arrests of others to be charged in connection with the case. Details of those charges are not yet available. The police chief has stressed that anyone caught harboring or aiding a fugitive will be prosecuted.
The shooting happened about 4:20 p.m. Oct. 6 in the 1400 block of Pearl Street in Homer.
Curry was treated at Claiborne Memorial Hospital then transferred to University Health in Shreveport for further treatment.
Police are seeking 23-year-old Chauncey O. Thomas, a person whom Mills described as being well known to residents and law enforcement officers in the Claiborne Parish town. The chief added that Thomas has been in trouble with the law since he was a juvenile.
Thomas is a man of slender build who stands about 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighs about 170 pounds, police said. He has a thin mustache, a small goatee and wears his hair in braids. Thomas also has been seen with and without eyeglasses.
Authorities say he should be considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information about Thomas or the shooting is being urged to call Homer police at (318) 927-4001 or the Claiborne sheriff's office at (318) 927-2011.