EBRSO arrests man involved in Fourth of July shooting

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office homicide detectives have arrested a man involved in a Fourth of July shooting on Greenwell Springs Road that injured two adults and two children.

According to EBRSO, Mieyoshi Edwards, 21, is also responsible for another shooting that happened in EBR Parish in April on Hanks Drive.

Officials say Edwards is charged with three counts of first-degree murder, illegal use of a weapon, and aggravated criminal damage to property in connection with the April 6 shooting on Hanks Drive.

Edwards is also charged with four counts of attempted first-degree murder, assault by drive-by shooting, illegal use of a weapon, and aggravated criminal damage to property in connection with the Fourth of July shooting on Greenwell Springs Road.

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