Man facing attempted murder charge for opening fire on vehicle
BATON ROUGE - Police have arrested a man accused of firing a weapon at a vehicle.
The incident happened on April 29 at approximately 4:56 p.m. on Lobdell Blvd. According to the arrest report, the victims were driving northbound on the roadway when the driver of a green Nissan Altima began blowing the horn.
The Nissan eventually passed the victims. As the vehicle passed the right passenger brandished a gun. The person with the gun was identified as Marcus Gillard.
Authorities say the green vehicle turned around and began to follow the victims. Authorities say the suspects then pulled up next to the victims and Gillard opened fire.
Gillard was charged with attempted first-degree murder and illegal use of weapons or dangerous instrumentalities.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
WATCH: New LSU coach Brian Kelly arrives in Baton Rouge
High school coaches give Brian Kelly advice on how to tackle recruiting...
See the contract to get Brian Kelly as the new LSU Football...
Fans share their excitement about new LSU head coach Brian Kelly
New LSU coach Brian Kelly arrives in Baton Rouge