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Police: Alleged road rage incident leads to deadly shooting

Published: Jun. 7, 2021 at 7:47 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 8, 2021 at 4:53 AM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - One person is dead after an alleged road rage incident led to a shooting behind a convenience store on Monday, June 7, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

Sgt. L’Jean McKneely Jr. with BRPD said Joseph Tatney, 40, of Plaquemine, was shot and killed in the parking lot behind the B-Quik on Perkins Road around 7 p.m.

He added Jarmal Jackson, 19, of Baton Rouge, was arrested at the scene. According to McKneely, police officers were inside the convenience store at the time of the shooting and were able to quickly arrest the suspected shooter.

Jarmal Jackson was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison for second degree murder and...
Jarmal Jackson was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison for second degree murder and illegal use of a weapon.(EBRSO)

McKneely stated the alleged road rage incident happened on the interstate. He also said there was “some type of altercation” between the two men right before the shooting.

Jackson was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on charges of second-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon.

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