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Gunman facing murder charge after firing weapon 15 times

5 years 2 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, May 01 2019 May 1, 2019 May 01, 2019 6:27 AM May 01, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Police have arrested a man accused killing a 27-year-old man at the end of last month. 

The incident happened on April 26 around 7:15 p.m. in the 1100 block of N. 35th Street near Zion Street. At the location, police found Deldrian Cox suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

During the investigation, authorities discovered Cox had previous gotten into an argument with an unidentified man. At the time of the shooting, the man and another person identified as "Bone" were fighting with Cox outside the residence.

Authorities were later able to identify "Bone" as Ray Bell.

According to the arrest report, the unidentified suspect threatened Cox before both suspects left the scene. Sometime later, Bell returned and began firing at Cox from behind.

After Cox had fallen to the ground, authorities say Bell stood over him and continued to fire his weapon. In all, Cox was shot 15 times.

Bell was arrested and charged with second-degree murder and illegal use of weapons or dangerous instrumentalities.

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