Two men charged with attempted murder in Hancock County

Two men are facing charges of attempted murder after a 29-year-old man was shot on Tuesday night.

Twenty-three year-old Charles Dufrene of Bogalusa, Louisiana and 23-year-old Sadi Armstead of Bayside Park are accused of shooting a man on East Lamar Street in Bay St. Louis.

According to Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to the scene for an attempted robbery. That’s when they found the 29-year-old victim suffering from two apparent gunshot wounds.

According to a report, the victim’s wife was confronted by Dufrene and Armstead and he got in between his wife and the suspects to protect her and was shot twice.

Dufrene and Armstead fled the scene and were later arrested without incident.

The state of the victim is unknown at this time and this investigation is still ongoing.

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