Terrebonne man charged with attempted murder after shooting at two people and State Police


A Terrebonne Parish man is behind bars after he shoots at two people inside a home and then fires at several State Troopers while fleeing the scene according to State Police.

The shooting happened shortly before 9 pm on Saturday in the 1800 block of Bull Run Road in Schriever.

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“Patrick Waddle, 38, arrived at the residence and began shooting from outside the residence.  Bullets struck both a female and male resident during the shooting.

Both victims were transported to hospitals for medical treatment.  No motive is being released at this time.  Waddle was known by the victims of this shooting.

Waddle fired multiple shots at Louisiana State Police Troopers while fleeing the area, injuring one Trooper according to a Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office report.

State Troopers, along with personnel from the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office, Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office, Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office, Houma Police Department, Thibodaux Police Department, Golden Meadow Police Department, and Port Fourchon Harbor Police Department joined the manhunt for Waddle who fled to a wooded area. Authorities found and arrested Waddle yesterday morning.

The injured Trooper was transported to a nearby hospital, treated for minor injuries to his head, and released a short time later.

Waddle was booked into the Terrebonne Parish Jail on charges related to the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office investigation. Louisiana State Police obtained an arrest warrant charging Waddle with an additional five counts of Attempted First Degree Murder on a police officer.