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Suspect arrested, motive unknown for August shooting that killed 64-year-old man on Plank Rd.

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Police have charged one man with the shooting death of a 64-year-old man.

The shooting happened on August 31, 2017. Police say the victim, Jesse Chase, was found in the 2000 block of Plank Rd. near Fairfields Ave. He was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Chase was taken to the hospital with critical injuries, but he later died.


Kasey Gray, 24, was arrested on Monday, January 22, 2018, in connection with the shooting death. Gray was already in prison on unrelated charges, and was rebooked on one charge of second-degree murder.

Officials have not released a possible motive.

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