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Suspect in Tigerland shooting arrested

4 years 5 months 3 weeks ago Monday, September 22 2014 Sep 22, 2014 September 22, 2014 2:38 PM September 22, 2014 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Russell Jones

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.


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