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Natalbany shooting suspect turns himself in

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Kendrick Vessel Kendrick Vessel
NATALBANY, LA (WAFB) -

A 33-year-old is facing attempted murder charges stemming from a drug deal gone bad.

Kendrick Vessel had been wanted for shooting a man in the neck on February 10th on Magee Lane in Natalbany.

Investigators say the victim told them he had driven to Magee Lane to buy cocaine when two men approached him.  After a fight, the 27-year-old victim was shot.

Vessel surrendered to authorities Thursday.

He has been charged with attempted second degree murder.

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