Two suspects are in custody following a shooting that took place late Thursday night at a campground in the Slidell area.
STPSO deputies were dispatched to 56009 Highway 433 shortly before 11pm Thursday night. Upon arrival, deputies discovered one victim, a 24-year-old male, with a gunshot wound to the leg.
According to witnesses, the victim and the two suspects were arguing over money the victim allegedly owed to one of the suspects when Christopher Foster (DOB 8/18/1991) shot the victim once in the leg.
Immediately following the shooting, the two suspects fled the scene in a vehicle. STPSO Criminal Patrol deputies located the vehicle and the suspects shortly after midnight Friday on Highway 434 in the Lacombe area. They were taken into custody without incident.
The victim was transported to University Hospital and is in stable condition.
Christopher Eric Foster (DOB 8/18/1991; 26457 Long Vue Dr., Picayune, MS) was booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail on the following charge:
LRS 14:34 Aggravated Battery
John Michael Brady (DOB 11/20/1961; 14 Alfred St., East Wareham, MA) was booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail on the following charges:
LRS 14:35 Simple Battery
LRS 14:25 Accessory After the Fact