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Arrest made in Hammond murder

3 years 4 months 3 weeks ago May 06, 2013 May 6, 2013 Monday, May 06 2013 May 06, 2013 10:39 AM in News

HAMMOND - Police in Hammond arrested a man in connection with a shooting and murder which happened Friday.

Investigators arrested 27-year-old Travis Whigham on charges of first degree murder and first degree attempted murder.

Two men were shot outside of their apartment on Highway 190 in Hammond on Friday. Jeremy Williams was taken to North Oaks hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Dewayne Williams was taken to the LSU Medical Center in New Orleans. His current condition is unknown.

Police said an altercation and possible attempted robbery took place on Thursday night in Springfield, and could be connected. The case is still under investigation.

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