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Three arrested in Geismar murder

3 years 11 months 2 weeks ago June 07, 2013 Jun 7, 2013 Friday, June 07 2013 June 07, 2013 2:08 PM in News
Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office
By: Brian Waldrep

GEISMAR - Three suspects accused in a murder Wednesday night in Ascension Parish, are now behind bars.

It happened at the intersection of Ellem Road and Stevenson Road in Geismar.

20-year-old Bernard Solomon was found lying in the intersection with multiple gunshot wounds.  He was taken to the hospital, where he later died.

Detectives say Jyrah Bringier, Shedrick Norra, Marcus Sterling, Richard Gauthier Jr., and Solomon traveled from Donaldsonville to Geismar to purchase prescription cough medicine containing codeine from Ledell Maxwell.

During the transaction, detectives say Solomon pulled a handgun on Maxwell, who then also pulled a handgun and opened fire on Solomon.

Maxwell, Sterling and Gauthier were all arrested and booked into the Ascension Parish Jail on first-degree murder charges.

An arrest warrant is out for Bringier and Norra.

Anyone with any information on there whereabouts, is urged to call the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office.


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