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Deadly fair shooting sparks security talks

3 years 1 month 1 day ago November 04, 2013 Nov 4, 2013 Monday, November 04 2013 November 04, 2013 8:08 AM in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Officials are considering ways to improve safety after shots rang out over the weekend at the Greater Baton Rouge State Fair.

A teen faces second-degree murder charges in the death of 20-year-old Darrius Scott.

Deputies say Keithdrick Pier, 18, shot and killed Scott after the two got into an argument.

The incident has officials looking into additional security measures for next year's event.

State Fair Chairman Cliff Barton says possible changes include metal detectors, scanners and restrictions for minors unaccompanied by an adult.

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