Violent weekend in EBR Parish

Violent weekend in EBR Parish

POSTED: Monday, February 21, 2011 - 9:21am

UPDATED: Monday, February 21, 2011 - 6:20pm

BATON ROUGE, La (NBC33) - Just one day after shots were fired at a gas station across from Perkins Rowe - one person was shot dead in another normally quiet part of the parish.

It happened at the Sherwood Acres Apartment Complex on Coursey Boulevard. Deputies say it happened Sunday, Feb. 20 just after 5:00 pm.

Deputies say an argument between two people escalated several hours before. Deputies were called and took the man who didn't live at the place off the property.

Just 2 hours later, deputies were called back to the same apartment for a report of shots fired. We're told the man who was escorted away was back in the apartment, and had been shot dead.

BRPD says a person of interest was questioned then released.   If you have any information - call Crimestoppers at 344-STOP.

Over the weekend there were several other violent incidents. Below is a recap of those incidents.

Friday, Feb. 18 
-A man was shot in the back in the driveway of his home on Peerless Street. He died as a result of his injuries. Click here for more.

-A 22-year old man was shot in the back at a home on Peerless Street. Click here for more.

Saturday, Feb. 19 
-A Southern University student was found beaten to death in a home on GSRI beating. A fire was started to dispose of her body. Click here for more.

-Shots were fired at a gas station near Perkins Road. No one was hurt. Click here for more.

Sunday, Feb. 20
A man died after being shot during a drive-by shooting. Two men have been arrested for the crime. Click here for more.

-A teen was arrested for opening fire on a random victim at a gas station. No one was injured. Click here for more.

Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867).

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