Xerxes Wilson / Houma Courier
The alleged gunman who injured four outside a downtown Houma nightclub early Sunday is now behind bars, police said.
Deandre Woodside, 101 High St., Houma, turned himself in to police hours after the shooting, Police Chief Todd Duplantis said Monday.
He is charged with five counts of attempted first-degree murder and remains in the Terrebonne Parish jail. If convicted of attempted murder, he faces up to 50 years in prison.
The shooting happened about 1 a.m. Sunday outside of The City Club, 7861 Main St., following a fight that started inside, police said.
“It appears it was a dispute between two individuals inside the lounge, it spilled out outside and we had the shooting,” Duplantis said.
Four of the counts stem from the three men and one woman who were left with non-life-threatening injuries, Duplantis said. All remain unidentified.
The fifth charge resulted from a gunshot that penetrated the boot of a responding officer. The officer was not injured.
Joshua Woodside, 410 Ashlawn Ave., was also arrested on a charge of inciting a riot related to the shooting.
It was not immediately clear what role Woodside played in the shooting. Duplantis said police are not yet ready to divulge details because of the ongoing nature of the investigation.
Duplantis said he couldn’t immediately provide an update on the conditions of the four gunshot victims.
Duplantis said he expects more arrests to follow.
“We still have other people we are trying to interview,” he said.
Efforts to contact the owners of The City Club were not immediately successful.