CRIME STOPPERS: Man arrested in Texas for shooting that left 1 injured in BR

The Baton Rouge Police Department is searching for a man involved in an alleged shooting that happened on Friday, July 14, officials said.
Published: Jul. 20, 2023 at 2:31 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 8, 2023 at 11:48 AM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - A man has been arrested in Galveston, TX by the US Marshal’s after allegedly being involved in a shooting that happened on Friday, July 14, officials said.

Jiles Vaughn, 21, is charged with 2-counts of Attempted First Degree Murder, Illegal use of Weapons or Dangerous Instrumentalities, Aggravated Criminal Damage to Property, and Possession of Firearm or Carrying Concealed Weapon by Person Convicted of Certain Felonies, police said.

Officials say they were able to arrest Vaughn after receiving an anonymous tip with Vaughn’s location.

According to investigators, Vaughn was involved in a shooting in the parking lot on Greenwell Springs Rd. that left the victim with multiple gunshot wounds.

Police said the victim was holding an infant in his arms when he was shot. They confirmed the infant was not injured.

The victim was taken to the hospital where he survived, police added.

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