Two men arrested after man killed in shooting near Plank Road, Dalton Street

Two men arrested in connection with deadly Nov. 27

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Two men were arrested in connection with a deadly shooting on Nov. 30 that happened in Baton Rouge on Nov. 27.

According to Baton Rouge Police Spokesperson L’Jean Mckneely, Jamara Thomas, 30, and Cleveland Stirdus, 43, were arrested after Patrick Lawrence was shot and killed in the shooting.

Cleveland Sturgis (left) and Jamara Thomas (right) were arrested on Nov. 30 in connection with the fatal shooting of a man on Nov. 27.
Cleveland Sturgis (left) and Jamara Thomas (right) were arrested on Nov. 30 in connection with the fatal shooting of a man on Nov. 27. (Source: EBRSO)

The shooting happened around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27 near the intersection of Plank Road and Dalton Street.

According to authorities, Patrick Lawrence was shot multiple times while sitting in his vehicle. He later died from his gunshot injuries.

There was also a crime scene nearby in the 2500 block of Osceola Street. Investigators with the Baton Rouge Police Department were on the scene there investigating as well. Officials said the two scenes were connected.

Thomas was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish jail and charged with second-degree murder. Stirdus was charged with principal to second-degree murder.

1 injured in shooting near Plank Road, Dalton Street
Police investigating shooting scene on Osceola Street.
Police investigating shooting scene on Osceola Street. (Source: WAFB)

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