Sheriff seeking murder suspect for Oak Park Drive shooting

Sheriff seeking murder suspect for Oak Park Drive shooting

POSTED: Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - 12:30pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - 12:34pm

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for Roman Montrell Trosclair Sr., 28, of Maplewood Dr. in the shooting death of Dederick Droze, 24, that occurred on May 14 on Oak Park Drive. Detectives were able to identify Trosclair from surveillance video taken from a nearby convenience store.

According to reports, Trosclair was picked up by Droze and another man on May 14, 2012. The three then drove to a local convenience store. After leaving the store, Trosclair allegedly fired shots at Droze and the other man. Droze died on scene and the second victim was treated for critical injuries.

Anyone with information concerning this incident or the identity of the person pictured is asked to contact the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office at 225-389-5000. Crime Stoppers is also offering a cash reward for anyone with information leading to the arrest of those responsible. Call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867). You can also text your tip to CRIMES (274637). Include CS225 at the beginning of your message.

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