Deputies arrest man accused of shooting in parking lot at nightclub
POSTED: Monday, October 7, 2013 - 10:30am
UPDATED: Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 11:39am
TANGIPAHOA PARISH, LA (NBC33) — UPDATE: Brown turned himself in to detectives during the morning on Tuesaday, Oct. 8. Brown was transported to the parish jail and charged with Aggravated Battery.
ORIGINAL: A 21-year-old man is accused of shooting a man in the parking lot of a nightclub located in Tangipahoa Parish.
According to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office, the shooting happened on Saturday, Oct. 5 at Club 81. When deputies arrived on scene, they located a 20-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the leg.
The victim, a Kentwood resident, was transported to a local hospital with for treatment of the non-life threatening injury.
Witnesses identified the suspect as Raymond Brown of Amite. They say he pulled out a gun and fired several shots at the victim. Officials did not provide a possible motive for the shooting.
If you know anything regarding the location of Brown, call Crime Stoppers at Crime Stoppers at (800) 554-5245.