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Police arrest suspect wanted in deadly Denham Springs shootings

Brian Allen: Source: Denham Springs Police Brian Allen: Source: Denham Springs Police
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DENHAM SPRINGS, LA (WAFB) -

Police have arrested a suspect in two shootings, believed to be connected, shortly after releasing his identity.

The Denham Springs Police Department reported Brian Allen, 24, was captured before 1 p.m. Tuesday.

He faces charges of first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and felon in possession of a firearm in connection with two shootings Monday.

Derick Stewart of Walker died Monday night. Another man was also shot, but is expected to survive. His name was not released.

Investigators said officers were called to Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Denham Springs at 7 p.m.

Police on the scene said they were investigating a shooting near the intersection of MLK Jr. Drive and Maryland Street. They added at the same time, officers were also working a car crash at MLK Jr. Drive and Pete’s Highway.

The investigation is ongoing.

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