Attempted Murder Suspect Turns Himself In

Updated 04-06-18:

21 year old Darien Mitchell, of New Iberia, LA, turned himself into the Franklin Police Department on yesterday April 5, 2018, at 2:42 PM on warrants dated April 1, 2018, for attempted second degree murder, firearm or weapon in a firearm free zone, and illegal use of weapon or dangerous instrumentality. Mitchell was booked, processed, and held with no bond set at time of press release.



The Franklin Police Department is asking for assistance in locating Darien “Gerber” Mitchell. Mitchell was developed as a suspect to the following incident and is wanted for Attempted Second Degree Murder, Firearm or Weapon in a Firearm-free zone, and Illegal Use of Weapons or Dangerous Instrumentality.

On April 01, 2018, at approximately 7:24 PM, officers responded to a complaint of a shooting in the Broussard Harris Park. Upon arrival, officers learned that a tall, thin, black  male wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans shot a revolver into the air  than ran away from the scene. Mitchell was positively identified as the subject of interest.

If anyone has any information on the whereabouts of Darien “Gerber” Mitchell, please contact the Franklin Police Department Detectives Division at (337) 828-1716.