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Baton Rouge Man Arrested for Pointing Gun at Pregnant Girlfriend in Front of her Children

East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Detectives have arrested Brandon Million, 28, Bard Ave, Baton Rouge after he allegedly pointed a gun at his pregnant girlfriend in front of her two children last month. Brandon Million According to reports, Million accused the woman of cheating on him in August. He left the residence and returned the next morning, with a gun, which he pointed at the female, telling her that she "made
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7 People Shot in EBR Sunday and Monday; 1 Dead

Investigators in East Baton Rouge are currently investigating three separate shooting incidents involving seven victims, one of which died. The first incident occurred Sunday night in Baton Rouge. Police say 27-year-old Freddie Thomas was shot to death on Henderson Ave. around 11 PM Sunday. Police have no motive at this time. Around 2:30 PM Monday, Baker Police were called to Burgess Drive in regards to a shooting incident where four
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Four Separate Weekend Shootings Leave Three Dead Including a 3-year-old Child

Baton Rouge Police are investigating 4 separate shooting incidents over the weekend that left a 3-year-old child and 2 others dead, along with 3 others injured by gunfire. The first shooting took place early Friday when someone found a body at Tiger Plaza Apartments in Tiger Land. The victim, Pauliqua Evans, 22, died after suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The second shooting, which took the life of a 3-year-old child,
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3 People Shot, 1 Deceased, on Choctaw Drive Sunday

Baton Rouge Police Detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred today around 10:15am at 1935 Choctaw Drive.Jason Johnson, 44 of that address, died at the scene from apparent gunshot wounds. Two other victims, a 40-year-male and a 31-year-old male, were also struck by gunfire. Both were transported to local hospitals and are reported to be in stable condition at this time. Anyone with any information concerning this ongoing investigation is
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Shooting on Flannery Road Leaves 4-year-old Girl Dead

The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating the shooting death of a 4-year-old girl that occurred Friday night around 9:30pm. Detectives say Ivorie Combs was a passenger in a vehicle traveling northbound in the 400 block of Flannery Rd. when a passing vehicle started shooting, striking Combs.The driver of the vehicle that Combs was traveling in crashed during the shooting. Combs died at the scene from gunshot injuries. The driver
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Attorney Ron Haley Wants BRPD Investigated for Perkins Rd. Homicide Investigation

Baton Rouge Attorney Ron Haley has called for an investigation into the BRPD's handling of the deadly parking lot shooting that took place on Perkins Rd. a few days ago, resulting in the death of 61-year-old Danny Buckley. Mr. Haley feels that the Police should have arrested Jace Boyd, the initial suspect, immediately prior to conducting a thorough investigation. This is particularly interesting because, in a 2015 murder case which
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Mayor Broome “Very Concerned” About Latest Baton Rouge Shooting

Mayor Sharon Weston Broome has released a statement regarding the latest fatal shooting in Baton Rouge. The incident took place in the parking lot of Trader Joe's on Perkin's Rd. and resulted in the death of 61-year-old Danny Buckley. " I am very concerned about the incident that occurred this past weekend outside of a local business, and I am still gathering information from the public and law enforcement. The
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Lawn Care Crew has Equipment Stolen While Working in Midcity Monday

Baton Rouge Police say a crew of lawn care workers was robbed of all their equipment at gunpoint this morning while working in midcity. The homeowner stated: ”Our lawn guys were working on our yard and some people approached their truck. They apparently pulled out a gun and proceeded to steal some lawn care equipment from the truck. Sgt. Don Coppola of the BRPD says they were called to the
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BRPD Investigating Homicide on Chippewa St.

Sgt. Don Coppola said that Baton Rouge Police Detectives are investigating the death of Jarvis Mabry, 31 of 2528 Gates Circle. According to the report, Mabry was found in the driver’s seat of a vehicle this morning around 2:45am in the 1700 block of Chippewa Street. Mabry sustained apparent gunshot injuries and died at the scene. Anyone with any information is urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869
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Baton Rouge Man Shot and Killed by Burglar on Richland Ave. Sunday

Baton Rouge Police Detectives are investigating the shooting death of Ryan Hord, 41, Richland Ave. According to reports, last evening at approximately midnight, Hord confronted a vehicle burglary suspect near his residence, and gunfire was exchanged. Hord was struck and died at the scene. The suspect, a 29-year-old male was struck also but fled the scene. He was later apprehended and transported to a local hospital for treatment. Once released