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Man arrested in deadly shooting at BREC park

4 years 8 months 3 weeks ago Tuesday, July 14 2015 Jul 14, 2015 July 14, 2015 12:03 PM July 14, 2015 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Russell Jones

BATON ROUGE - Police accused a man of shooting and killing someone he got into a fight with Monday night in in Baton Rouge.

BRPD charged 22-year-old Trestan Coats with manslaughter and illegal use of a weapon after the shooting around 7:50 p.m. Monday.

Investigators said Coats and 27-year-old Dewayne Bazille got into a fight at the BREC Expressway Park. During the fight police said Coats shot Bazille once in the torso.

Police said Bazille was taken to the hospital, where he died from his injuries.

BRPD booked Coats into the parish jail on the above charges, and said they're still investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting.


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