Mar 1, 2013 9:18 AM by AP

Man accused in nightclub shooting indicted

COVINGTON, La. (AP) - A man accused in a December shooting outside of a Slidell nightclub that left one man dead has been indicted by a St. Tammany Parish grand jury on a second-degree murder charge.

The Times-Picayune reports ( 22-year-old Dwight Travis Ambo is accused in the shooting death of 43-year-old Sherman Deas.

Deas died of a gunshot wound to the right side of his chest.

Prosecutors say Deas and his shooter allegedly were involved in a verbal altercation in the parking lot of Gloria's Bayou Lounge just before 2 a.m. on Dec. 9 when a shot was fired.

Authorities arrested Ambo five days later in a hotel room at the Imperial Palace Casino in Biloxi.


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