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Five indicted in 'gangsters with guns' shooting death

4 months 1 week 1 day ago Tuesday, March 14 2017 Mar 14, 2017 March 14, 2017 3:02 PM March 14, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ

DONALDSONVILLE – An Ascension Parish grand jury has indicted five individuals for a January shooting death in Geismar.

District Attorney Ricky Babin says Javante Haynes, Jyvariel Harvey, Kentrell Lewis, and Jonathan Darville were indicted on second-degree murder charges. Rachel Bueche was also indicted for accessory after the fact to second-degree murder.

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a home on Carrie Lane on Jan. 9 following reports of gunshots in the area. Deputies found Kermit Jackson lying in the street suffering from gunshot wounds.

Jackson was transported to a local hospital where he later died.

In an interview after the shooting, Sheriff Jeff Wiley likened the altercation to “gangsters with guns” taking out their aggression on each other.

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