Police make third arrest in deadly shooting in Plaquemine

Police make third arrest in deadly shooting in Plaquemine
Darius Washington, 30

PLAQUEMINE, LA (WAFB) - Plaquemine authorities have made a third arrest on Tuesday in connection to a deadly shooting.

Darius Washington, 30, was arrested at 3:30 a.m. Tuesday at an apartment complex off Sherwood Forest Boulevard. He is charged with second degree murder.

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The arrest comes one day after a man and woman were arrested in connection with the death of Travis Washington, who was known as local rapper, SAMM SAVAGE.

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Washington was shot and killed while driving his vehicle on LA 1.

According to the Plaquemine Police Department, Washington’s vehicle hit a utility pole and crashed in a ditch on September 12.

Officers were called out to the crash, where they found Washington suffering from a gunshot wound. He was rushed to a local hospital, where he died.

Police say Darius was in the backseat of Travis' car when the two got into some sort of argument. Darius reportedly reached over the seat and shot Travis near the shoulder, then fled the scene after the crash.

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