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Suspect arrested for Lorraine Street home invasion, shooting

5 years 4 months 4 weeks ago Thursday, March 16 2017 Mar 16, 2017 March 16, 2017 6:19 PM March 16, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police arrested a man in for the shooting death of a 28-year-old on Lorraine Street last week.

Officers arrested 28-year-old Christopher Earl Gremillion for the shooting death of 28-year-old Decoty Joseph.

According to arrest records, Gremillion entered the home with a handgun and demanded valuables. During the robbery, they say he began shooting.

Officers say Joseph was then shot multiple times in areas including the chest.

A second victim, a 26-year-old woman who was engaged to Joseph, was transported to the hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.

Police say the female victim recognized Gremillion as someone who had visited their home in the past, including at least twice during the week of the shooting.

The surviving victim's three juvenile children were home during the shooting, according to police.

Gremillion will be booked in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder charges along with armed robbery.

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