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Arrests Made In OPSO Traffic Stop Shooting

Two arrests have been made in a shooting incident that happened after an OPSO traffic stop.  Cazzerrick Gill and Jayvonta Gill have been arrested in connection with the incident and booked into OCC.

18-year-old Cazzerrick Gill has been charged with Attempted First Degree Murder of a Police Officer and is being held with no bond. He was booked into the Ouachita Correctional Center this morning. He was recently arrested on 6/8/2021 for Aggravated Assault with a Firearm by the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office. He was out on a $25,000 bond from the earlier charge. He was released last week.

24 year-old Jayvonta Delazey Gill has been arrested on charges of Attempted First Degree Murder of a Police Officer and Aggravated Flight from an Officer - Felony. Gill was previously arrested on 7/6/2020 and charged with Domestic Abuse of a Pregnant Victim and Simple Criminal Damage to Property. A 2018 arrest report shows Gill was charged with Home Invasion, Aggravated Assault with a Firearm, Attempted Second Degree Battery and Attempted Second Degree Murder.

On June 21st at 11:45 p.m., Ouachita Parish Sheriff's deputies attempted to make a traffic stop of a vehicle in the area of Robinson Place Subdivision in South Monroe. The vehicle refused to stop leading deputies on a pursuit.

The vehicle finally stopped and the suspects fled on foot. As suspects exited the vehicle one of them pulled a firearm and fired at the Deputies. The Deputies returned fire and pursued the suspects on foot. Neither of the Deputies was harmed.