NI man arrested for pointing gun at youths

PATTERSON — A New Iberia man was arrested after he was alleged to have pointed a gun at a group of juveniles in Patterson Saturday.

According to a prepared statement from the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office, Stanley Gabriel Jr. was arrested at 6:55 p.m. for aggravated assault with a firearm and disturbing the peace while intoxicated.

A deputy was dispatched to a residence on Gabriel Street in reference to a complaint of gunshots.

While investigating, the deputy made contact with complainants who stated that Gabriel had pointed a gun at a group of juveniles. The deputy made contact with Gabriel and took him to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail has been set.

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