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C.J. McMahon Alleged to Have Fired Shots into Vehicle at Red Light

Jockey Charles Jantzen (C.J.) McMahon allegedly fired a gun into a stopped vehicle at a red light in his hometown of Lafayette, Louisiana, and then sped off Dec. 27, which led to his arrest on attempted murder charges in that city after a Jan. 2 traffic stop. These new details of the case were confirmed Tuesday afternoon by Wayne Griffin, a spokesperson for the Lafayette Police Department. McMahon posted an $80,000 bond Sunday that freed him from incarceration on charges that also included illegal use of a dangerous weapon and...

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Jockey McMahon Arrested for Attempted Murder in Louisiana

Charles Jantzen (C.J.) McMahon, a 26-year-old jockey, was arrested Jan. 2 in Lafayette, Louisiana, on charges that include attempted second-degree murder. The Paulick Report first reported the arrest Sunday. The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Department reported on its website that McMahon was "arrested after traffic stop and drugs were found, also an active warrant" had been issued for McMahon's arrest. McMahon, who was taken into custody at 4:27 p.m. Saturday, was also charged with possession of marijuana and illegal use of a dangerous weapon, although no weapons were listed among his...

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