Arrest made after quadruple shooting in Baker leaves child hurt

Suspect arrested after quadruple shooting in Baker leaves child hurt

BAKER, La. (WAFB) - A suspect has been arrested after a quadruple shooting in Baker on Burgess Drive that left a child hurt, among others.

The Baker Police Department announced the arrest of Reginald Elroy Thomas Jr., 19, on Wednesday, Sept. 16. He’s facing six counts of attempted second-degree murder and one count of armed robbery.

Reginald Elroy Thomas Jr., DOB: 10/17/2000
Reginald Elroy Thomas Jr., DOB: 10/17/2000 (Source: Baker Police Department)

Emergency officials responded to a reported quadruple shooting in Baker Monday afternoon. The incident happened around 2:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14 on Burgess Drive.

The Baker Police Department confirms there are four victims involved. A young girl is among the victims, but is expected to be okay, according to Chief Carl Dunn. Another victim is expected to be released from the hospital and may face charges, Dunn says.

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