Police arrest suspect in shooting on N. 40th Street

Fatal shooting on N. 40th Street
Fatal shooting on N. 40th Street(WAFB)
Updated: Jan. 13, 2021 at 12:19 PM CST
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Officials with the Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD) have released the identity of a man who died after being shot in the 1100 block of North 40th Street on the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 13.

Police say officers found Trenton Jones, 26, of Belle Rose suffering from an apparent gunshot wound around 7:45 a.m. He was later pronounced dead at the scene.

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The U.S. Marshals have arrested Darrius Dixon, 23, in Michigan with connection to the 40th Street shooting. He is being extradited back to Baton Rouge.

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