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Man charged with murder after Sunday night shooting

6 years 4 months 1 week ago Monday, March 12 2018 Mar 12, 2018 March 12, 2018 10:55 AM March 12, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: WBRZ Staff

PRAIRIEVILLE- A man is facing multiple charges including second-degree murder after a shooting Sunday night.

Cedric Emerson, 35, allegedly killed 36-year-old Frederick Patterson inside a residence on Braud Road. When deputies arrived at the scene, they found Patterson dead inside the home.

Through their investigation, deputies learned that Emerson killed Patterson with a shotgun. The motive for the shooting is unknown at this time.

He was charged with second-degree murder, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and illegal use of weapons. While in custody, Emerson attempted to flee and was also charged with resisting an officer and simple escape.

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