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Third arrest made in connection with deadly April triple shooting

2 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago Friday, June 04 2021 Jun 4, 2021 June 04, 2021 11:14 AM June 04, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - A new arrest was made in the case of a deadly triple shooting that happened in April, bringing the total to three suspects involved. 

Two were arrested May 13 for a triple shooting that left a man dead.

The Baton Rouge Police Department said Christopher Nixon, 33, and Reco Hayes, 35, were booked on charges of first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder. Nixon and Hayes were taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals Service.

Police arrested a third suspect, 31-year-old Johnathon West, on June 3. West was booked on charges of first degree murder, two counts of attempted first degree murder and obstruction of justice. 

The shooting happened April 19 on Napoleon Street near Myrtle Avenue. George Stevenson, 25, was shot dead in the driver's seat of his vehicle. Two passengers in the car, ages 17 and 19, were also wounded.  

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