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Man charged with negligent homicide in shooting

3 months 1 week 2 days ago Friday, June 18 2021 Jun 18, 2021 June 18, 2021 11:45 AM June 18, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - A man was arrested for negligent homicide after a shooting left one dead in an East Baton Rouge neighborhood Thursday night.

Police say Israel Crockett, 21, was shot on Ford Street around 8 p.m. Thursday. Crockett was taken to a hospital where he later died.

Police booked Darius Ellis, 20, Friday morning on a charge of negligent homicide.

Police say Ellis accidentally shot Crockett while the two were playing with a gun. 

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