Man wanted in connection to Bourbon Street murder arrested in Baton Rouge

Man wanted in connection to Bourbon Street murder arrested in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A man wanted for a Bourbon Street murder that happened in November 2015 was arrested in Baton Rouge and has been extradited back to New Orleans.

The New Orleans Police Department issued the arrest warrant for 22-year-old Terry Mack after 26-year-old Brandon Robinson was killed.

Mack was arrested on January 20, 2016 in Baton Rouge on unrelated charges. On Tuesday, Feb. 17, Mack was extradited to New Orleans where he was booked with second degree murder. The murder took place November 28, 2015, in the 300 block of Bourbon Street.

Around 1:30 a.m., police were in the area on patrol when they heard gunfire and immediately responded to the 300 block of Bourbon Street. Seconds later, officers saw Robinson lying on the sidewalk suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

EMS took Robinson to a hospital where he later died.

Detectives obtained video surveillance of the incident and observed that the victim was involved in a fight with several people in front of a business. During the fight, the suspect pulled out a handgun and fired the weapon several times,killing the victim.

During the course of the investigation, Homicide Detective Drew Deacon positively identified Mack as the suspect and obtained an arrest warrant for Second Degree Murder.

Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.  You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading only to the arrest, except on homicides, where Crimestoppers will pay half of the reward upon the arrest and half on the indictment of the responsible person(s).  You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward but you must contact Crimestoppers directly with your information. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppersgno.org

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