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Suspect arrested for drive-by shooting

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Jerald Matthews (Source: EBRSO) Jerald Matthews (Source: EBRSO)
Police are still looking for the vehicle and people involved in deadly drive-by shooting. Police are still looking for the vehicle and people involved in deadly drive-by shooting.
CLINTON, LA (WAFB) -

Authorities have arrested a suspect in a deadly drive-by shooting that happened Wednesday night.

It happened at the intersection of Johnson Street and Kennedy Street in Clinton around 10 p.m.

The location is only a few blocks from Clinton Elementary School.

The Clinton Police Department said several people were standing in front of a trailer when a dark blue truck drove up and someone inside opened fire.

Isaac Simmons, 42, was hit several times and died at the scene.

Baton Rouge Police and U.S. Marshals have arrested Jerald Matthews, 26, in connection with the shooting.

The investigation is ongoing and more arrests are possible.

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