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23-year-old arrested for murder after robbery turned into shooting
BATON ROUGE - Officers arrested a man for the shooting death of a 21-year-old that stemmed from a robbery attempt in December 2022.
According to documents from the Baton Rouge Police Department, Jeremiah Hayes, 23, was arrested for first-degree murder for his alleged involvement in the robbery and shooting of 21-year-old Timothy Chapman. The shooting happened on Dec. 19 at an apartment complex off Florida Boulevard Dec. 19.
Arrest documents read that Hayes, as well as another person that BRPD refers to as "CJ," reportedly lured Chapman and another person to a location where the robbery could take place. Chapman was shot in the process.
Hayes was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison for first-degree murder.
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