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23-year-old killed in shooting on Florida Blvd. suspect in custody

Baton Rouge Police Department
Baton Rouge Police Department(WAFB)
Published: Jul. 12, 2021 at 6:40 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 12, 2021 at 7:06 AM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Baton Rouge Police Detectives arrested De’Angelo Ghoram, 32, in connection with the shooting death of a 23-year-old.

De’Angelo Ghoram mugshot.
De’Angelo Ghoram mugshot.(EBRSO)

According to officials, BRPD responded to a shooting in 7400 block of Florida Boulevard around 8:30 p.m., when investigators arrived on scene Earnest Johnson, 23, was observed in the parking lot suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Johnson later succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

Investigators believe that an altercation led to the shooting.

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

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