Police have apprehended man accused in triple shooting over Labor Day weekend

Suspect arrested in connection of triple shooting on Sept. 6

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Police Department has apprehended a Kentro Taylor, who is accused of shooting three people on Choctaw Drive.

Taylor, 47, was apprehended in Champaign, Illinois by local authorities. Investigators believe that Taylor is connected in the death of Jason Johnson, along with injuring two other individuals on September 6.

He has been extradited back to Baton Rouge and booked in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on charges of first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder (2 counts), and felon in possession of a firearm.

Investigators with BRPD say Taylor shot three people on Sept. 6 in the 1900 block of Choctaw Drive. One victim died, and the other two were taken to local hospitals.

Anyone with information on Taylor’s whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867, or submit an anonymous tip online at www.crimestoppersbr.com. Those with info can also download the free P3 Tips app.

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