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Crime Stoppers: Investigators search for man accused of shooting ex-girlfriend, friend

Jeffery Allen (Source: Greater Baton Rouge Crime Stoppers) Jeffery Allen (Source: Greater Baton Rouge Crime Stoppers)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Authorities are trying to find a man accused of shooting his ex-girlfriend and another woman over the weekend.

Greater Baton Rouge Crime Stoppers reported Jeffery Allen, 31, should be considered armed and dangerous. He is 5’9” and weighs 170 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

Investigators with the Baton Rouge Police Department said Allen went to his ex-girlfriend’s home on Saturday, September 3 and the two of them got into an argument.

They added a friend of the woman tried to butt in on the argument and Allen shot her. Police said Allen then shot his ex-girlfriend once and after she fell to the ground, he stood over her and shot her again.

Officials reported they later learned Allen had stolen the gun used in the shooting.

Police said the two women were taken to the hospital and are expected to survive.

Allen is facing two counts of attempted first-degree murder and theft of a firearm.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 344-7867, text CS225 plus your message to CRIMES (274637) or anonymously or go to www.crimestoppersbr.com.

RELATED: Two women sent to hospital after shooting during domestic dispute

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