APSO arrests two Gonzales men after shooting incident

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office patrol division responded to someone shooting a gun on Norwood Road shortly after 4 a.m. on Tuesday, August 3.

When deputies arrived on scene, they heard several more shots fired from a vehicle that fled the scene towards Highway 931. The responding deputy pursued the vehicle which crashed at the intersection of Norwood Road and Highway 931 and the two occupants in the vehicle fled on foot.

A short while later, deputies located 30-year-old Humberto Gonzalez near Highway 431 and Highway 621 where he admitted to driving the vehicle and shooting a handgun for unknown reasons.

The second subject, identified as 30-year-old Kody Hughes, was later located on Highway 431, and arrested.

Both guns were recovered, and both were booked into the Ascension Parish Jail.

Gonzalez was charged with illegal use of a firearm, resisting an officer, failing to stop at stop signs, and reckless operation.

Hughes was charged with illegal use of a firearm and resisting an officer.

Both had a bond set at $25,000 but are still in custody.