Man accused of attempted murder in Sept. shooting
BATON ROUGE - A man faces a range of charges including attempted second degree murder after he was arrested by EBR deputies Tuesday.
Dajuan Hills, 21, was booked on charges of attempted second degree murder, possession of Schedule II drugs, criminal damage to property, illegal use of a weapon, fugitive from justice, resisting an officer and battery of an officer on Oct. 7 for his alleged involvement in a Sept. 24 shooting in EBR Parish.
The shooting happened on the 6900 block of Perimeter Drive when the accused fired about five shots at two victims outside of a residence. An 18-year-old victim told investigators that he engaged in an argument with Hills earlier on the day of the shooting.
One of the victims armed himself and chased Hills around the neighborhood with a handgun, but there were no injuries reported in connection with the shootings.
Police said Hills initially cooperated with investigators in late September, but eventually stopped returning calls until he was taken into custody on Oct. 7.