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Marquies Jones, 18, of Lafayette, was accused of shooting a man outside a convenience store in the 600 block of North St. Antoine Street on March 12, according to Lafayette Police. 

A suspect has been arrested in a March 12 shooting outside a convenience store on North St. Antoine Street.

Marquies Jones, 18, was booked into the Lafayette Parish Jail on counts of attempted second-degree murder and illegal discharge of a firearm Tuesday, Lafayette Police spokesperson Cpl. Bridgette Dugas said. Jones’ bond is currently set at $60,000, according to jail records.

Jones is accused of shooting a man outside the convenience store in the 600 block of North St. Antoine Street. Officers found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound around 11 a.m. and he was taken to a local hospital. He has since been released, Dugas said.

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