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Suspect allegedly killed man, shot woman in neighborhood off Plank Road

1 year 3 months 4 weeks ago Tuesday, June 23 2020 Jun 23, 2020 June 23, 2020 10:50 AM June 23, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Police have made an arrest in a deadly double shooting in a neighborhood between Plank Road and N Acadian Thruway. 

The fatal incident was reported around 3 p.m. Monday afternoon on Fairfields Avenue. According to the East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office, 29-year-old Gary Fielding was shot multiple times, which resulted in his death.

Authorities say a woman was taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The Baton Rouge Police Department announced Tuesday that Trenton Taplin, 23, was arrested on charges of first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder. 

No other details about the crime were immediately available.

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