UPDATE: Hakeemia Bias--wanted for the second-degree murder of Christopher Singleton--has been arrested.

Authorities say the shooting occurred near Bias' home on Friendship Alley.


Detectives with the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Halloween Night in Amelia.

Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Lt. Traci Landry said deputies responded to the scene on Friendship Alley at around 11 p.m. Tuesday night.

At the scene, deputies discovered 23-year-old Christopher Singleton, of Amelia, who was suffering from a gunshot wound.

Despite being transported and treated for his wounds, he was pronounced dead at the Teche Regional Medical Center.

Anyone with information on the crime can contact the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office at 985-384-1622 or by email at crimewatch@stmaryso.com.

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