Man shot, killed after fight at gas pump; suspect fled scene

ZACHARY, LA (WAFB) - One man was shot and killed at a gas pump in front of a grocery store in Zachary Sunday evening.

According to Zachary Police Chief David McDavid, the shooting occurred just before 5 p.m. at the Crossroads Grocery Store on Plank Road at Hwy. 64.

Authorities tell WAFB the triple murder in East Feliciana and murder in Zachary are connected. There is one suspect responsible for all four deaths, officials say.

Around 4:30 on Sunday, Zachary Police Department responded to a shooting incident, where one man was shot and killed at a gas pump in front of a grocery store in Zachary Sunday evening.

Police with the Tuscaloosa Police Department in Alabama have in custody 36-year-old Taurus Ike Hamilton of Zachary at a traffic stop on Skyland Blvd.

Hamilton is being charged with multiple counts of 2nd-degree murder. Tuscaloosa Police Department says Hamilton's mother, Belinda Folse, was also arrested and taken into custody for helping him escape to Alabama.

According to officials, the process has begun to bring both suspects back to Louisiana. There are no other suspects at this time, authorities say.

Authorities have identified the man killed as 25-year-old Chris Price. According to Chief McDavid, there was a fight between Price and people in his car and Hamilton. Hamilton stood over Price and shot him then drove away, McDavid said.

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