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Suspect surrenders in Carolyn Sue Drive murder

3 years 5 months 2 weeks ago August 01, 2013 Aug 1, 2013 Thursday, August 01 2013 August 01, 2013 1:24 PM in News
Source: BRPD

BATON ROUGE - Police said a man wanted in connection with a deadly deadly shooting Wednesday surrendered to investigators today.

Cpl. Don Coppola said Devante Courtney surrendered to a warrant for murder in the death of Gregory Short.

Investigators said Short was shot in the neck during a dispute over drugs inside his apartment. He later died at a local hospital.

Courtney reportedly fled the scene inside an older model, purple-colored minivan.

Coppola said Courtney will be charged with first degree murder, armed robbery, and illegal use of a dangerous weapon.

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