Houma man convicted of murder in 2019 Caddo Parish shooting death

Brandon Curtis McLaughlin
Age: 22
Brandon Curtis McLaughlin Age: 22(Caddo Parish Jail)
Published: Sep. 24, 2021 at 11:20 AM CDT

CADDO PARISH, La. (KSLA) - A Louisiana man has been convicted of the murder of James Dale Gonyer, age 21.

Brandon Curtis McLaughlin, age 22, of Houma was found guilty of second-degree murder by a 12 person jury.

McLaughlin was accused of shooting Gonyer six times with a handgun. The shooting took place May 16, 2019, at the 7600 block of Blanchard-Latex Road.

When Mclaughlin returns to court for sentencing he faces the possibility of life behind bars without parole.

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