METAIRIE, La. – Deputies are searching for two suspects involved in a violent burglary in which five suspects forced their way into a Metairie home, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office.
After a 27-year-old woman answered her door in the 6000 block of Rickey Street, the group, in which some were armed, entered the home and demanded money and drugs, deputies said.
As the suspects were rummaging through the home, the other resident, a 27-year-old man, returned.
The suspects became alarmed as the responding deputies arrived on scene, and one of the suspects fired several shots at the man before they all ran away from the home, according to the JPSO. He was treated at the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Within minutes, deputies apprehended Jasmin Reyes, 32, of Kenner, Danell James, 27, of New Orleans and James Davis, 26, of New Orleans.
Two suspects escaped, deputies said. They are identified as Jonathan Lopez, a 26-year-old Hispanic man from Kenner, and Carnell Robinson, a 25-year-old black man from New Orleans.
Reyes, James and Davis were booked with aggravated burglary. James was also booked with possession of stolen things and theft.
Lopez and Robinson are wanted on aggravated burglary arrest warrants.
Anyone with information are asked to call 364-5300 or Crimestoppers at 822-1111.