Suspect in Tigerland shooting arrested
BATON ROUGE - Police announced Monday that the man suspected of shooting and injuring two people in the Tigerland area recently surrendered to a warrant for his arrest.
Baton Rouge Police arrested Jerome Lamar Verret, 23, on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder.
Investigators said in the early morning hours of Sept. 14, Verret shot two men he'd been arguing with in the 1200 block of Bob Pettit Blvd. One victim was shot in the leg, the other in the abdomen.
Police named Verret as a suspect this past Friday, releasing his picture to media outlets.
Verret was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish jail.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Thief returns special needs girl's stolen tricycle
Road closure this weekend ahead of century-old farmhouse move
Small plane makes emergency landing in Scotlandville Friday; no injuries reported
Southern University police bust a move while filming 'Lipsync Challenge' video
Still no leads in parish-wide cat killings