HPD identifies suspect in Krewe of Mardi Gras shooting
The Houma Police department announces the identity of a suspect wanted in connection to the shooting that occurred during the Krewe of Mardi Gras parade on February 22, 2020. The suspect has been identified as Tyler Guillote-19 yrs old of Juniper Street in Thibodaux and is wanted for Attempted Second Degree Murder.
On February 22, 2020 during the Krewe of Mardi Gras parade, Houma Police received a call of shots fired near Tunnel Blvd and Jabez Street. During the investigation, a 20-yr. old male was located suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his upper torso. He was immediately transported to a medical facility for treatment.
During the investigation, Houma Police learned the victim and the suspect encountered each other behind the crowd when the victim noticed Guillote following him. Shortly thereafter, the victim heard what sounded like a weapon being engaged and when he turned around Guillote was pointing it at him and fired multiple shots.
After conducting multiple interviews Houma Police secured a warrant through the 32nd Judicial District Court for Attempted Second Degree Murder. The victim remains in hospitalized and is listed in stable condition.
The investigation into this incident is still ongoing and further information will be released as it develops.
Anyone with information is encouraged to submit a tip anonymously through Crime Stoppers Bayou Region by phone at 1-800-743-7433 or online at www.crimestoppersbr.org. Tipsters could be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 in cash if the information leads to an arrest.