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Police arrest third roommate after man's murder in Baton Rouge apartment

4 years 4 months 3 weeks ago Wednesday, October 02 2019 Oct 2, 2019 October 02, 2019 6:58 PM October 02, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

UPDATE: Police have arrested Kris Johnson in the murder of Cary Walker. He was booked on one count of second-degree murder.

Police say another arrest is possible.


BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened early Monday morning at an apartment complex near Sherwood Forest Boulevard.

BRPD says officers were called to the complex on Sherwood Meadow Drive around 3 a.m. and found 40-year-old Cary Walker suffering from a gunshot wound.

Walker was taken to a nearby hospital where he later died.

Two people living with Walker at the time of the incident were taken into custody Monday.

A third roommate, 27-year-old Kris Johnson, is suspected of shooting Walker. He's wanted for second-degree murder.

James Johnson, 25, was booked into the parish prison. He's facing a principal to second-degree murder charge. Shameka Foster, 28, was booked into the parish prison for obstruction of justice.

Police say a motive is unknown at this time. The shooting remains under investigation.

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