Trial set for man accused in deadly Monet Drive shooting

Jimmy Brown
Jimmy Brown

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A murder trial is scheduled to get underway in Baton Rouge on Monday.

Jimmy Brown, 23, is accused of killing Wayne Pierson, 23, in 2011.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reported Pierson was shot in the head shortly on March 1, 2011 after gambling with a group of men in the 600 block of Monet Drive.

He was taken to an area hospital, where he died.

Brown is charged with second-degree murder.

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