Attempted murder suspect caught in school bus
LAFAYETTE - Police said a man suspected of shooting a teen in East Baton Rouge Parish was caught late Tuesday night hiding out in a Lafayette school bus.
Police arrested Brian Holliday after they said officers found him and 17-year-old Danielle Anderson hiding in a school bus at Northside High.
An arrest affidavit said Holliday shot a 16-year-old in the stomach around 3 p.m. Tuesday in the 1400 block of Jasper Avenue. Paramedics took the victim to the hospital with life-threatening injuries and multiple witnesses identified Holliday as the shooter, according to investigators. Authorities also said they found the gun used in the shooting in a nearby grassy lot.
Lafayette Police said they received information Holliday was hiding out in the city, and took officers and police dogs to the school where he and Anderson were found.
Authorities booked the two into the Lafayette Parish jail on simple burglary charges. Holliday was also books on warrants out of East Baton Rouge Parish for charges of attempted second-degree murder, illegal use of a weapon and being a felon in possession of a firearm.