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Ridge Road Shooting Leaves One Injured

Monday, June 16, 2003

Lafayette Parish Sheriff Mike Neustrom advises that at approximately 1:32 PM Monday, Deputies responded to a disturbance between two males at a residence in the 400th block of Ridge Road. Upon arrival, Deputies determined that 40-year-old Kevin Culligan arrived at the above residence armed with a crowbar and was subsequently shot in the hand by 47-year-old Dana Legnon. Culligan was transported by ambulance to University Medical Center. Dana Legnon was arrested and booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center charged with Aggravated Battery by Shooting. Aggravated Assault charges against Culligan are pending.

Donna Delahoussaye
Media Relations/Project Coordinator
Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office
337-236-5814