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Suspect wanted in fatal shooting of 19-year old woman on Florida Boulevard

6 years 10 months 3 weeks ago Wednesday, August 23 2017 Aug 23, 2017 August 23, 2017 8:35 AM August 23, 2017 in Crime
Source: WBRZ
By: Raquel Derganz Baker

BATON ROUGE- A arrest warrant has been issued for a Ponchatoula man for the shooting and killing of a 19-year old woman.

The incident occurred around 5:10 p.m. Tuesday in the 10900 block of Florida Boulevard.

According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, James Seymore, 20, was playing with a hand gun while sitting in the back seat of a vehicle and accidently shot Briana Hornsby while she was driving.

Seymore fled the scene on foot prior to police arrival. Hornsby was transported to a local hospital where she died from her injuries.

Seymore is wanted for negligent homicide and illegal use of a weapon.

Anyone with information on Seymore’s whereabouts should contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 398-4869.

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