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BRPD: Suspect arrested in deadly 2018 shooting

4 years 11 months 1 day ago Thursday, March 28 2019 Mar 28, 2019 March 28, 2019 11:31 AM March 28, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Raquel Derganz Baker

UPDATE: Police have arrested Joshua Johnson, 25, in the June 2018 killing.

Police said a dispute between the two is believed to have prompted the shooting.

Johnson was booked on charges of first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder.


BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a shooting that left one person dead and another injured Monday morning.

Around 1:40 a.m. officers responded to a shooting in the 1200 block of South 15th Street. Authorities say one victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim has been identified as 31-year-old Johnny Warren.

A second victim was transported to an area hospital with apparent gunshot injuries. Police say he is expected to survive.

Investigators believe that the victims were inside a vehicle when the suspect(s) began firing into the vehicle. There are no known motives or suspects at this time.

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