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Police: Suspect arrested in 15th street shooting

3 years 3 months 2 weeks ago February 09, 2014 Feb 9, 2014 Sunday, February 09 2014 February 09, 2014 11:51 AM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Greg Renoud

BATON ROUGE - Police say they have arrested a suspect in the 15th street shooting that happened Friday night.

Officials say 18-year-old Corey Scott is charged with 2nd degree murder and illegal use of a weapon. He was arrested at around 9 a.m. Sunday.

According to authorities, Scott shot 18-year-old Marvin Thomas after a physical altercation while Thomas was leaving a grocery store.

The shooting happened at around 5 p.m. on the 1300 block of 15th street in Baton Rouge.

Thomas was from St. Gabriel.

Police are still investigating the situation. Check WBRZ.com and watch WBRZ News 2 at 5:30 and 10 for the very latest.


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