Suspects Arrested in Shooting Near Rayne High Football Stadium

UPDATE:  Rayne PD have announced the other suspect arrested.



On Friday, October 12, 2019, Rayne officers arrested Darrell Jamel Nickerson of Rayne for his involvement in the shooting incident at Rayne High’s football game. Nickerson was charged with the following offenses: 14:30 First Degree Murder (Attempted), 14:95 Illegal Carrying of a Weapon, 14:95.2 Carrying a firearm or dangerous weapon by a student or non-student at a school and 14:40.6 Unlawful disruption of the operation of a school.

Officers are still investigating the incident and expect multiple more arrest in the upcoming week.

We are asking anyone who was at Rayne High’s football game or near Lyman St at the time of the shootings and observed the individuals shooting or has related information to contact Detective Richard Gray at 337-393-2930. Anyone with video footage taken on their mobile phone is asked to email the footage to

Original story:

According to the Rayne Police Department’s Facebook page,

On October 14,2019, Rayne officers arrested the second individual to be charged related to Friday night’s shooting incidents. Aaron Redeaux (19) was charged with one count of Attempted Second Degree Murder and booked into Acadia Parish Jail.

The shooting happened not long after the end of the Rayne/Eunice Football game on Friday night.  Several bullets struck cars in the parking lot, as fans, players and band members ran from the gunshots.

The Rayne PD said Redeaux was the ‘second’ individual arrested related to the incident Friday night, but another name was not released.

According to KATC,

Police say he is the second suspect to be arrested in connection with the case. However, police have not named the first suspect or his/her charges. KATC is working to confirm if a person booked Saturday on attempted murder and unlawful disruption of the operation of a school charges is that suspect.

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