Man accused of shooting into crowd Wednesday night

Lafayette police have arrested a 21-year-old on four counts of attempted first-degree murder after he allegedly fired into a crowd on North St. Antoine Street, officials said.

Herbert Joseph Montgomery III, of Lafayette, was booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center Thursday after he was arrested in 15th District Court by a Sheriff’s Office Warrants Division, according to a Lafayette Police Department release.

The shooting occurred at 8:45 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of North St. Antoine Street, Cpl. Paul Mouton said in the release.

Bond for Montgomery was set at $300,000.