On March 30, 2017 at 4:37 p.m. Red River Communications dispatched multiple units to Red River Estates apartment complex located on East Riddle St. in Coushatta in reference to a shooting.
The shooting may have stemmed from an earlier incident between two individuals in the early morning hours of March 29, 2017.
The victim, Earl Moore of Coushatta, was transported to Christus Coushatta hospital by personal vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds where he later succumbed to his injuries.
Upon arrival, responding units immediately took the alleged shooter into custody and detained two additional suspects.
During the course of the investigation, the alleged shooter and one accomplice were placed under arrest and booked into the Red River Parish Jail.
On March 30, 2017 Carrel M. Waites, W/M, age 60 of Ringgold, LA was charged with one count of Principal to Second Degree Murder. Bond has not been set at this time and he remains incarcerated.
On March 31, 2017 Daniel M. Waites, W/M, age 34 ofRinggold, LA was charged with one count of Second Degree Murder. Bond has not been set at this time and he remains incarcerated.
The investigation is ongoing.