At approximately 3:23 a.m. Youngsville Officers received a call of a domestic disturbance involving weapons at a residence in the 2400 block of E. Milton Avenue. Upon arrival Officers located the victim who explained that her husband/suspect woke up in an agitated state and attacked her with a knife as she laid in bed stabbing her multiple times in the neck area in the presence of their six year old daughter.
As the victim struggled with the suspect the daughter ran next door and alerted family members of what was occurring. The victim’s father ran to the residence and upon entering the residence witnessed that suspect still attacking his daughter. The victim’s father armed with a handgun, then struck the suspect in the head with the butt of the weapon, causing him to fall off of the victim.
The victim then ran next door while the father detained the suspect until law enforcement arrived. Acadian Ambulance arrived and transported the victim to the Hospital for medical treatment. The suspect identified as Vincent Latiolais was arrested and booked for one count Attempted Second Degree Murder.