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One arrested after April shooting at Meadowbrook Apartments

1 week 3 days 7 hours ago Thursday, May 16 2019 May 16, 2019 May 16, 2019 9:25 AM May 16, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Police have arrested a man following a shooting last month that sent one person to the hospital.

The shooting happened on April 18 at the Meadowbrook Apartments on East Brookstown Drive. According to authorities, someone was attempting to take the victim to a hospital when a police officer was spotted and flagged down near Winbourne Avenue and Victoria Drive.

Authorities say the man suffered injuries that were considered to be life-threatening.

During the course of the investigation, police learned the victim had gotten into an argument with two suspects. One of the suspects was identified as Brandon Browder. 

According to the arrest report, during the argument the unidentified suspect pulled out a gun and shot the victim. The suspect and Browder fled the scene after the shooting.

Browder was arrested and charged with principal to attempted second-degree murder. 

The arrest report didn't say if the other suspect had been arrested. 

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