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One person shot to death, another in critical condition after double shooting on Eddie Robinson Drive

One person shot to death, another in critical condition after double shooting on Eddie Robinson Drive

Posted 9:52 PM 1/17/2022 by Logan Cullop

BATON ROUGE -  One person was shot to death and another is in critical condition after a shooting in the 1100 block of Eddie Robinson Drive. 

Authorities said the shooting happened around 10:30 Monday night. One of the victims was dead when first responders arrived. 

No other information was immediately available. 

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District Court Judge Christopher Dassau found dead at his home Sunday

Posted 4:56 PM 1/17/2022 by Trey Schmaltz

BATON ROUGE - Nineteenth Judicial District Court Judge Christopher Dassau died suddenly Sunday.

He was found dead at his home on Sinbad Street, sources told WBRZ.

Dassau was elected to District Court in November 2020. Dassau worked under Baker City Attorney Ken Fabre as the City of (More)

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Person shot in neighborhood off Choctaw Drive

Person shot in neighborhood off Choctaw Drive

Posted 3:50 PM 1/17/2022 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - A person was shot near Choctaw Drive Monday afternoon, just hours after a separate shooting left a teen hurt in Baton Rouge.

The Baton Rouge Police Department said officers responded just before 4 p.m. to the shooting at the corner of Monroe and North 38th Street. 

Sources said the victim was seriously injured. 

This is a developing story.

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FedEx truck ran through crash site on I-10 causing four-car pileup; deputy and wrecker driver hurt

Posted 12:42 PM 1/17/2022 by Logan Cullop

IBERVILLE PARISH - A sheriff's deputy and a wrecker driver were hurt Sunday morning when a truck blew through traffic cones and ran into a crash scene on the Basin Bridge.

Iberville Sheriff's Department said a deputy, a wrecker driver and State Police troopers were responding to an (More)

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Overturned semi-truck closed I-110 South for hours Monday

Overturned semi-truck closed I-110 South for hours Monday

Posted 3:30 PM 1/17/2022 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - A crash involving a semi-truck on I-110 shut down traffic coming into Baton Rouge early Monday afternoon. 

Shortly before 12:30 p.m., the overturned truck forced the shutdown of southbound lanes on the interstate near the Mohican Street exit. Photos showed the truck on (More)

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Man found shot to death inside vehicle on I-110 overnight

Man found shot to death inside vehicle on I-110 overnight

Posted 10:14 AM 1/17/2022 by WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - A man was found shot to death inside a vehicle on I-110 South near Hollywood Street overnight, police said.

Detectives said the victim, identified as Percy Wilson, 38, was found around 12:30 Sunday morning.  He'd been shot multiple times, police said, while sitting inside the vehicle.

There were no immediate details about a suspect or motive.

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Suspect arrested, 3 still wanted in St. Helena killing

Suspect arrested, 3 still wanted in St. Helena killing

Posted 9:40 AM 1/17/2022 by WBRZ Staff

AMITE - One of four people suspected in a murder that happened in St. Helena Parish last month is behind bars.

The St. Helena Parish Sheriff's Office said Dedrick Henderson, 23, was (More)

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