Louisiana Groom Arrested on His Wedding Night After Shooting Man He Accused of Having Affair With Bride


A Louisiana man was arrested Saturday on his wedding night after allegedly shooting two people following an argument with his new bride and her male friend, PEOPLE confirms.

Traffic was at a standstill along I-10 West Saturday evening, following a multi-vehicle crash. when authorities allege 30-year-old Devin Jose Jones, who was still wearing a tuxedo, started arguing with his wife and her friend.

All three were inside a vehicle caught in Saturday’s traffic jam outside of LaPlace, which is 25 miles west of New Orleans,¬†according to local newspaper¬†L’Observateur.

Officials told the paper Jones allegedly accused his bride of cheating on him with her friend.

The fight escalated, and Jones allegedly pulled out a gun. The male friend fled the vehicle, and Jones allegedly gave chase, firing several rounds at the man and striking him in the leg.

Police allege Jones also accidentally fired into a stranger’s vehicle, striking a man in the hand.

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SOURCE: PEOPLE, Chris Harris