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Louisiana sheriff: Deputy shoots man who shot store clerk

9 months 3 weeks 3 days ago Sunday, September 23 2018 Sep 23, 2018 September 23, 2018 9:20 PM September 23, 2018 in News
Source: Associated Press

MARRERO, La. (AP) - A Louisiana sheriff says one of his deputies shot a masked man in the leg after the man shot a gas station clerk and then aimed a gun at the deputy.
 
Nobody died in the shootings that happened early Sunday in the New Orleans suburb of Marrero.
 
Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joseph Lopinto says in a statement that the masked man was identified as 24-year-old Janarius Carey. Both Carey and the gas station clerk were treated at a local hospital.
 
The sheriff says Carey has been booked on charges of attempted second-degree murder, aggravated assault with a firearm and possession of a stolen firearm. It was not immediately clear whether he is represented by an attorney.

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