Juvenile Detention Center Employee Arrested for Fatal Shooting of Teen in Houma

Houma, Louisiana – On February 1st, 2024, the Houma Police Department responded to a shooting in the 1100 block of Lafayette Street, where two victims were found with gunshot wounds. One victim, identified as 20-year-old Terrance Scott, succumbed to his injuries, while the other victim, a 14-year-old, is expected to recover. The suspect, identified as Terrance Simms, was a Juvenile Direct Care Associate at the Terrebonne Parish Juvenile Detention Center and had befriended the 14-year-old …

Read more