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18-year-old arrested for shooting at home on North Buttonwood Drive

7 years 5 months 2 weeks ago Tuesday, November 29 2016 Nov 29, 2016 November 29, 2016 9:37 AM November 29, 2016 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE – An 18-year-old has been arrested for shooting at a home after the homeowner asked three of his acquaintances to leave.

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested 18-year-old Andre Miller for attempted second degree murder.

On Nov. 28 around 5:30 a.m., EBR Sheriff's deputies responded to shots fired in the 7000 block of North Buttonwood Drive.

When deputies arrived they saw a man, later identified as Miller, standing next to a dark red car parked in the road way. Deputies then saw three women running from North Buttonwood Drive and got in the car with Miller.

Deputies stopped the car and then contacted the woman who reported the incident. The woman stated that the three women and a man shot at her home and the bullet went into her kitchen where she was washing dishes.

The woman told deputies that the three women spent the night on the couch and when the homeowner asked them to leave, they began to argue. The homeowner stated that following the argument, the women were seen on the sidewalk with Miller before he fired six shots at the home.

Deputies found a .40 caliber handgun in the car and Miller had six .40 caliber bullet casings in his pocket.

Miller admitted to firing the gun in the air near the home and the three women also stated that Miller was the person who fired the gun.

Miller was booked into Parish Prison on the above charge.

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