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UPDATE: Police arrest suspect in Denham Springs shooting Monday night

1 year 1 month 4 weeks ago March 29, 2016 Mar 29, 2016 Tuesday, March 29 2016 March 29, 2016 4:52 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Brett Buffington & Hunter Robinson

DENHAM SPRINGS - The Denham Springs Police Department arrested 24-year-old Brian Allen responsible for a Monday night shooting in Denham Springs, killing a man and leaving one in critical condition. According to Detective Lemoine, Allen has been charged with first degree murder, attempted first degree murder, and felon in possession of a firearm.

Authorities identified 24-year-old Derick Stewart as one of the victims killed in the shooting off of Pete's Highway south of Hwy. 190.

The two men were taken to a Baton Rouge hospital following the shooting. The second victim, who was stuck by a bullet in the leg, is expected to survive.

Police say there were two scenes on MLK Street. The two victims were riding in a car when they were shot and crashed into a parked car. The two people ran several blocks down the street before they collapsed.

Denham Springs Police Department received a tip that Allen was at Oak Village Apartments. Allen will be booked in Denham City jail and then taken to Livingston Parish Prison.

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