Bobby Ray Flores, 63, of Arkansas Street was arrested at 12:40 a.m. Sunday.
At approximately 8:52 p.m. Saturday, officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Arkansas Street. While en route, they were advised that two people where shot, and the shooter remained on the scene.
Morgan City Police Chief Marc Folse said one victim was a 50-year-old man who was shot in the left side of his chest. The other was a 22-year-old female who was shot in the hand. Both were wounded with a shotgun.
A heated domestic argument between the boyfriend and the stepfather took place inside the residence. At some point, Flores fired a single shotgun blast at the male subject, which struck him, along with striking the stepdaughter, who was next to him, the chief said.
The male victim was sent to Terrebonne General Medical Center in Houma where he was in the intensive care unit in stable condition, and the female was sent to Thibodaux Regional Medical Center where she remained in stable condition.
Flores was booked into city jail where he remained this morning with no bond set.
In unrelated action, the MCPD arrested Kenneth Smith, 51, of Park Street in Patterson for second offense driving while intoxicated and improper lane usage at 12:55 a.m. Sunday.
A caller advised the police that a reckless driver was on the elevated portion of U.S. 90 heading west toward Morgan City and provided a description of the vehicle, Folse said.
Officers located the vehicle and followed it, observing it cross the center line several times. Smith failed a field sobriety test and ran a .193 grams-percent on the intoxilyzer, the chief said.
Smith posted a $2,634 bond and was released.
Elsewhere, Carley Griffin, 27, of Arizona Street in Morgan City was arrested Friday at 12:13 p.m. on warrants for three counts of distribution of cocaine.
Agents of the Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force were patrolling the Bayou Vista area when they located Griffin on Arlington Street, Sheriff Mark Hebert said.
He was placed under arrest and booked into the parish jail where he remained this morning with no bond set.
Christopher Soto, 23, of Domino Street in Patterson was arrested Friday at 6:58 p.m. for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, obstruction of justice and resisting an officer by flight.
Narcotics task force agents were patrolling the Amelia area, when they observed Soto standing near his vehicle in the middle of the roadway. When they approached, he ran and was seen throwing an item. Soto was apprehended after a short foot pursuit and a bag of marijuana was recovered, the sheriff said.
He remained incarcerated this morning with no bond set.
William Richardson, 17, of Taft Street in Patterson was arrested Saturday at 10:18 a.m. for simple battery and aggravated assault.
A deputy was called to Henry Street in Patterson in reference to a disturbance where he learned from the victim and witnesses that Richardson came to the residence and an argument occurred. When the victim attempted to walk away, he grabbed her by the hair, Hebert said.
Witnesses stated that the victim told Richardson to leave. He then grabbed a knife and made threats toward her. Her boyfriend came out of a room and took the knife from Richardson.
Richardson was booked into the parish jail where he remained this morning in lieu of a $1,500 bond.
Patrick Giroir, 44, of Victoria Riverside Road in Patterson was arrested Sunday at 9:29 p.m. for domestic abuse battery and aggravated assault.
Deputies were informed that Giroir and his wife were involved in an argument when he committed a battery upon her. He also threw a candelabra at her, the sheriff said.
Giroir remained incarcerated in the parish jail this morning with no bond set.