Two arrested after shooting on Pecan Street
WEST BATON ROUGE- West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office made two arrests after a Tuesday night shooting on Pecan Street.
On Tuesday, May 31 around 11:40 p.m. 18-year-old Tristan Chauvin and Hunter St. Romain had a verbal altercation at LA Express in reference to an ongoing feud. The altercation escalated and they decided to meet at a designated location to engage in a fist fight.
St. Romain and Ryan Higdon, another man who was with him, decided to go to their home in the 12000 block of Pecan Street instead, where they were followed by Chauvin and 18-year-old Avain Brisco.
The truck Chauvin and Brisco were in pulled up to the home and two gun shots were fired striking Higdon in the lower back area and the other struck into the vehicle where St. Romain was located.
St. Romain identified Chauvin and Brisco as the two who fired the gun shots at him and Higdon.
The truck that Brisco and Chauvin were in at the time of the crime was found unoccupied and crashed into a ditch at the intersection of Poydras Bayou and Patricia Street just 100 yards away from the scene of the shooting.
A rifle was also recovered on Patricia Street that was hidden in a culvert.
Chauvin was charged with two counts of attempted second degree murder and Brisco was charged with two counts of principal to second degree murder.
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