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One arrest after group attack with bricks, bats

3 years 10 months 3 days ago Wednesday, December 17 2014 Dec 17, 2014 December 17, 2014 11:29 AM December 17, 2014 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Russell Jones

BATON ROUGE - Police charged one person with attempted murder this week after investigators said a group of women with baseball bats and bricks attacked someone in their car, then fired several shots into the vehicle.

Baton Rouge Police charged Alonzonesha Garner Tuesday with attempted second-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon in the Nov. 18 attack.

Detectives said Garner and four other women blocked the victim's vehicle while at a home on the 2000 block of Mulberry Street. Police Garner and the group with her were armed with bats and bricks, and began bashing the victim's vehicle.

Police said at one point Garner and another woman, Keisha Snowden, tried to pull the victim out of her vehicle. Police said Garner then fired several shots from a silver revolver into the car but didn't hit anyone, then fled the scene.

Investigators identified one other person in the group of women who attacked the victim as Ranija Harris. The other two women in the group of attackers were not identified in arrest documents.

Police got a warrant for Garner's arrest on Dec. 3, and booked her into the parish jail Tuesday.


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