Detective Laura Guise, Public Integrity Officer
1309 Canal Boulevard
Thibodaux, La. 70301
Phone #(985) 446-5021
Fax # (985)446-7214
February 3, 2006
“Aggravated Batteryby Shooting”
Sometime during the early morning hours of Friday, February 3, 2006, 25y/oWillis Trosclair of LA HWY. 304 in Thibodaux, drove himself into the Thibodaux Police Departmentrequesting medical aid for a gunshot wound.
Trosclair told police officers who responded that he was driving his truck inthe 1200 block of St. Charles Street at Back Street when hewas approached by 2 – unidentified black males. While speaking to the twosubjects, Trosclair said a fight broke out between him and the twosubjects. While struggling with the two subjects, Trosclair said thatseveral others approached with one of the two unidentified subjects pulling outa handgun. During the struggle, a round was fired which struck Trosclairin the abdomen.
Trosclair was then transported to a local hospital where he was immediatelytaken into surgery where he remains in critical condition.
The investigation remains on-going with no possible suspects noted at thistime. The Thibodaux Police Department asks that anyone having informationregarding the shooting to contact (985) 446-5021 or (985) 446-7281.
Detective Laura Guise