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Convicted felon arrested for drive-by shooting outside neighborhood store

Lucien Tolbert (Source: EBRSO) Lucien Tolbert (Source: EBRSO)
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A convicted felon is back behind bars after he allegedly wounded one person during a drive-by shooting.  

The Baton Rouge Police Department confirms that investigators arrested Lucien Tolbert, 39, for a shooting that happened on November 14 at the Gus Young Grocery.  

According to the probable cause report, Tolbert is accused of firing 8 shots from his truck while passing by the store. He then fled the area in his vehicle.  

The victim was transported to the hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg.  

Records from the 19th JDC show that Tolbert is currently on probation for a misdemeanor domestic battery conviction. He is scheduled for a probation review hearing on December 5. He is also currently facing charges for illegal possession of stolen things.  

Additionally, Tolbert has prior convictions that go back as far as 2001 and an arrest from 1996. His convictions include criminal trespassing, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, and simple battery.  

Tolbert is now charged with attempted second-degree murder, illegal carrying of a weapon, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.   

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