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  • 4 charged in fatal shooting near church in Darrow

    April 26, 2014 8:45 PM

    DARROW, La. (AP) - The Ascension Parish sheriff says four men are charged in a fatal shoot-out that took place near a Baptist church where people were having Bible study. Sheriff Jeff Wiley says nearly 50 shots were fired Thursday. A deacon at Hopeful Baptist Church says he thought he... more »
  • Man arrested in Baton Rouge fatal shooting

    November 25, 2013 9:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 33-year-old man accused of breaking into a Baton Rouge home and fatally shooting a man Friday morning was taken into custody Saturday following a traffic stop by a State Police trooper in St. John the Baptist Parish. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely tells The Advocate Corey... more »
  • Ponchatoula man indicted in fatal shooting

    June 25, 2013 8:48 AM

    AMITE, La. (AP) - A Tangipahoa Parish grand jury has indicted an 18-year-old man in the fatal shooting of a 39-year-old woman that led to a two-day search. The Advocate reports Ryan Pourciau, of Ponchatoula, was charged Monday with one count of second-degree murder. He is scheduled for arraignment June... more »
  • Alexandria man sentenced in fatal shooting

    June 25, 2013 8:33 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - An Alexandria man has been sentenced to 61 years in prison in the 2012 death of an Alexandria woman. The Town Talk reports 35-year-old Derrick Dewayne Pickens pleaded guilty to manslaughter and attempted murder charges in the death of 33-year-old Erika Davis. Pickens was sentenced last... more »
  • Fatal Shooting in Opelousas

    April 25, 2013 3:53 AM

    Opelousas Police are investigating a fatal shooting. The incident happened at Park avenue and Frilot street just before midnight last night. Norris Truit, 24 years old, was shot once in the chest by an unknown suspect. Truit was taken to Opelousas General shortly after being shot. He was pronounced dead... more »
  • Teen arrested in fatal shooting

    June 4, 2012 8:12 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Alexandria police have booked a 16-year-old with second-degree murder. Police tell The Town Talk officers were called around 9:50 p.m. Saturday in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered that during a disturbance between several people, a 19-year-old Alexandria man had suffered a gunshot wound.... more »
  • NO police charge man in fatal shooting

    May 29, 2012 6:33 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police say they have arrested a man for shooting another man multiple times then fleeing on a bicycle with a gun in hand. Officers arrested 19-year-old Michael Matthews at around 4:15 Sunday morning and charged him with murder in the death of 29-year-old Kevin... more »
  • Convent man arrested in fatal shooting

    May 16, 2012 10:28 AM

    VACHERIE, La. (AP) - St. James Parish deputies have arrested a Convent man in connection with a shooting at the Magnolia Housing Complex in Vacherie that left one man dead and a woman wounded. Sheriff Willy Martin tells The Advocate 26-year-old Joseph Monroe Johnson was booked Monday with first-degree murder... more »
  • Man booked in April 9 fatal shooting

    May 15, 2012 7:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 24-year-old Baton Rouge man accused of shooting and killing another man on April 9 has been arrested. The Advocate reports Raymond Robins was booked Sunday by Baton Rouge police with second-degree murder. According to an arrest warrant, Robins is accused in the death of... more »
  • 14-year-old's fatal shooting ruled accidental

    March 12, 2012 10:26 AM

    BOGALUSA, La. (AP) - The bullet that killed a 14-year-old Covington boy apparently was fired when he slung a cocked and loaded .22-caliber rifle over his shoulder and it went off, hitting him in the back of the head, the Washington Parish Sheriff's Office says. Evidence fits witness accounts of... more »
  • Man accused in fatal shooting, motel standoff dies

    March 12, 2012 5:57 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A 29-year-old has died three days after a police standoff followed a killing and other attacks in Lake Charles Police tell the American Press that Felton Watson of Lake Charles died Saturday in a hospital where he was taken after suffering seizures during questioning on... more »
  • Man convicted in fatal shooting in Independence

    February 10, 2012 10:33 AM

    LIVINGSTON, La. (AP) - A jury has convicted an Independence man of negligent homicide in the fatal shooting of another man after the two had an argument. District Attorney Scott Perrilloux said the jury deliberated about three hours Wednesday before finding 54-year-old Ernest Beraud. Perrilloux said the shooting took place... more »
  • Amite man arrested in fatal shooting

    September 29, 2011 9:51 AM

    AMITE, La. (AP) - A 25-year-old man is accused of manslaughter in connection with a shooting that left another man dead. Amite Police Chief Jerry Trabona tells The Advocate Jeremy Brown was arrested just after midnight Wednesday when a police officer heard shots and found Brown running from the scene... more »
  • Kentwood man held after fatal shooting

    September 7, 2011 10:19 AM

    KENTWOOD, La. (AP) - Deputies have arrested and booked a Kentwood man with second-degree murder after he allegedly shot another man in a child-custody dispute. Tangipahoa Parish sheriff's deputies tell The Advocate 63-year-old bobby Dunaway has been arrested in the fatal shooting of 33-year-old Carlton Wells of Amite. Deputies say... more »
  • Grand jury indicts man in fatal shooting

    July 29, 2011 8:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 20-year-old Baton Rouge man accused of accidentally shooting a friend during a fight with another man has been indicted on a manslaughter charge. On Thursday, an East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury accused Joshua K. Daigre of fatally shooting 19-year-old Larry Williams on March... more »
  • Domestic Dispute Turns Deadly

    July 2, 2011 11:35 PM

    A dispute on the roadways led to a shooting and a crash, leaving one man dead. This all happening in Lafayette at around four o'clock Saturday near the intersection of University and Simcoe. Two cars were involved, a man and a woman in two separate vehicles, and police... more »
  • Police Investigating a Fatal Shooting in Franklin

    April 21, 2011 9:36 AM

    Franklin Police are investigating a shooting that happened around 10:00pm Wednesday night. The Franklin Police Department responded to a call of shots fired in the area of Boudreaux and Weber Streets. Upon arrival Police found Kaylan Henry, 19, of Franklin with a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to... more »
  • Ark. deputy on leave after fatal shooting

    October 12, 2010 9:48 PM

    TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say a Louisiana man fatally shot by a Miller County, Ark., sheriff's deputy was active in trying to keep people off property he believed was his, and often appeared with a pistol on each hip. Miller County officials say the deputy sheriff, so far not... more »
  • Fatal Shooting on Levee Investigated

    October 4, 2010 6:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Authorities say a 17-year-old has been shot to death on the Mississippi River levee. Darius Augustus was shot Saturday night near the flag poles across from the Baton Rouge dock around 10:50 p.m. A police report says Augustus was standing on the levee with a... more »
  • Cops charged in fatal shooting face new indictment

    August 9, 2010 9:07 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal grand jury has handed up a new indictment against five current or former New Orleans police officers charged in a man's fatal shooting in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath. Friday's indictment doesn't add or subtract any of the charges contained in June's original indictment. But it... more »
  • Death Penalty Not Intended in Katrina Fatal Shooting Case

    August 6, 2010 1:50 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Justice Department doesn't intend to seek the death penalty against a former New Orleans police officer charged with fatally shooting a man in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath. A court filing Thursday discloses that decision in the case against David Warren, who allegedly shot and killed 31-year-old... more »
  • Jennings Fatal Shooting

    January 7, 2010 10:05 AM

    On 1-06-10 around 1007 PM Jennings Police Department received a call of a person being shot at 431 King St. Upon arrivals Officer's determined Alan West, 431 King St. Jennings LA, 34 years old had been shot once. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Jennings PD currently has little... more »

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