Jury finds man guilty in 2011 Baton Rouge murder case

Jury finds man guilty in 2011 Baton Rouge murder case

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - An East Baton Rouge Parish jury has found a man guilty in connection to a 2011 deadly shooting.

Corderrius Mitchell, 24, of Baton Rouge, was found guilty of principal to first-degree murder, aggravated flight from an officer and reckless operation charges in the shooting death of 26-year-old Fausto Ortiz-Herrera, Baton Rouge.

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office reported Ortiz-Herrera was shot and killed on Tracy Avenue on Dec. 16, 2011. Deputies said it happened during a possible robbery.

Witnesses said three men may have tried to rob Herrera and shot him when he tried to run away.

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