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Teen killed, suspect arrested in Monday night shooting in New Roads

4 years 7 months 2 weeks ago Monday, July 08 2019 Jul 8, 2019 July 08, 2019 8:43 PM July 08, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

NEW ROADS - One person is dead following a shooting along Highway 10 Monday night.

The incident was reported around 8:30 p.m. According to New Roads Police Chief Kevin McDonald, the shooting stemmed from a fight in the parking lot of a food mart near Lorenza Street. The victim was identified as 18-year-old Sir James Davis.

Davis was taken to a local hospital but did not survive. 

Surveillance video from the scene led investigators to identify 20-year-old Jaquan Battley as a suspect. 

Battley is charged with second-degree murder, illegal carrying of a weapon, and illegal use of a weapon. 

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