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Covington Man Accused Of Shooting/Injuring His Own Son

Camardelle

St Tammany Deputies arrested a man who they say shot his own 19-year-old son in the abdomen during a disturbance at a house party Saturday night.

Deputies say they received a call from the home of Jody Camardelle a little after 10:00 pm.  They say Camardelle and his son got into a heated argument during a party at the home and the son and his girlfriend went to the front yard hoping Camardelle would calm down.

Deputies say a short time later, Camardelle emerged from the home’s garage with a handgun and began shouting at his son then fired one shot, hitting his son in the abdomen.

Deputies arrested Camardelle and at last word, he hadn’t posted bond.  His son was transported to the Interim LSU Hospital for treatment.