Livingston Parish deputies arrest man wanted in Lockhart Road shooting _lowres

Cullen Pitre

A man wanted in a shooting that occurred Tuesday near Denham Springs has been arrested, the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office announced Friday.

Cullen Pitre, 23, was arrested in Walker after deputies received a tip, according to a statement from the Sheriff’s Office.

Pitre was booked into the Livingston Parish Detention Center on one count each of principal to armed robbery and attempted second-degree murder. His bail is $175,000.

The Sheriff’s Office has said deputies were called to 9398 Lockhart Road on Tuesday where they found a man who had been shot and wounded. Two other suspects in the case were arrested earlier this week. Deputies believe the motive for the shooting was robbery.