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Arrest made in deadly Pocahontas Street shooting

Published: Jan. 16, 2020 at 5:45 PM CST
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Detectives have arrested the man they believe shot and killed Joseph Johnson outside of his home.

The Baton Rouge Police Department said Johnson, 28, was found shot to death outside his home on Pocahontas Street at around 4:30 a.m. on Dec. 28.

Detectives arrest Reginald Broadway, 41, of Jennings, in connection with the shooting.

Reginald Broadway is facing a second-degree murder charge for his suspected connection with a...
Reginald Broadway is facing a second-degree murder charge for his suspected connection with a shooting on Pocahontas Street.(EBRSO)

According to the arrest report, police found surveillance video that showed Johnson reacting to being struck by gunfire, and returning shots in self-defense.

Broadway will be booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on one count of second-degree murder.

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