The community of Breaux Bridge and St. Martin Parish is in mourning following the untimely death of Denzell ‘Tue Shoe’ Alexander, a prominent figure in the local trailride community. Social media platforms were flooded with heartfelt tributes and condolences yesterday, reflecting the broad impact Alexander had on those who knew him.

According to a release from the Breaux Bridge Police Department, law enforcement responded to a reported shooting at 126 Barton Place, Breaux Bridge, LA on September 27, 2023. The investigation has led to a felony warrant being issued for Marlene Marie Dalcourt, 36. Dalcourt is being charged with one count of Second Degree Murder in connection with the fatal shooting of Alexander. At present, she is securely held at the St. Martin Parish Correctional Facility.

"We want to assure the public that we're doing everything in our capacity to serve justice. Additional charges might be forthcoming based on the outcomes of our continued investigation," stated the release. The police also urged the community to stay vigilant and to report any suspicious activities, while keeping the family of Alexander in their thoughts.

It is crucial to note that the investigation is ongoing. Law enforcement officials caution the public against jumping to conclusions based on rumors or incomplete information. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty as police say further details may be released as the investigation progresses.

While legal processes unfold, the Breaux Bridge community remains united in grief over the loss of a man described as a beloved member, not just in the local scene but also in the wider St. Martin Parish area. Friends, family, and community members await further developments while extending their deepest sympathies to the families of those involved during this difficult time.

Authorities ask anyone with information related to the case to contact the Breaux Bridge Police Department immediately.

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