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Man accused of shooting uncle charged with attempted second-degree murder

Kevon Bowie (Source: East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office) Kevon Bowie (Source: East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Baton Rouge Police arrested a man accused of shooting his uncle in the shoulder. 

Kevon Bowie, 19, is charged with attempted second-degree murder, aggravated criminal damage to property, and illegal use of a weapon. 

Police were called out to the scene of a shooting in the 3300 block of Sycamore Street around 2 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 1. 

According to a police report, the victim said he had knocked on the window of the residence to let someone know he was there after coming home from work. 

The victim told police someone inside the residence started shooting, hitting him in the shoulder. Police reported the victim also noted his nephew, Bowie, carries several guns and stays in the room. 

Police spoke to other witnesses who said Bowie was sleeping on a couch in the room around the time of the shooting. According to the police report, Bowie left the scene before officers arrived. 

Bowie was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison Thursday on a $65,000 bond. 

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