Murder suspect booked into jail after high-speed chase near Mid City Thursday
BATON ROUGE - A high-speed chase involving a potential murder suspect ended in a violent wreck near Mid City Thursday.
Photos from the crash scene, located around the intersection of North Street and N 35th Street, showed a wrecked pickup truck and sedan. Police had closed off the intersection by around 2:30 p.m.
According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, the suspect is tied to a deadly shooting that happened over the weekend. Kirkpatrick Franklin, 52, was booked on charges of second-degree murder, police said Friday.
Three people were taken to a hospital after the crash, one in critical condition. Police said the suspect was not seriously hurt.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Hammond home invaders attempted to execute 7-year-old; police say gun misfired
Now that new Livingston Parish development has passed, what's the plan for...
Hundreds of schools to install panic buttons in classrooms
LSU Foundation employee caught with child porn after deputies uncovered disturbing online...
Tires spread across the interstate; Eastbound traffic on I-10 at Nicholson stalled
Fans' Choice Player of the Week 4: Central's Glen Cage
Plaquemine's Jayden Rogers leading the Green Devils through music
Southeastern knocks off #4 Incarnate Word on Eli Sawyer game winning touchdown...
McKinley High's homecoming football game canceled after bench-clearing brawl broke out between...
LSU Baseball team volunteers with Baton Rouge's Miracle League