After a shooting at a Louisiana school athletic event left a 16-year-old dead, police located and apprehended an 18-year-old male.
On September 1st, a student at Port Allen High School was shot dead, and another person was injured.
The West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office recently stated that they had apprehended and charged Jarrettin R. Jackson II with murder and attempted murder.
Jackson opened fire during a High School football game between Brusly and Port Allen. A male victim, aged 16, had been shot in his skull and later died at a nearby hospital.
Brasia Davis was struck in the arm. After both victims were transferred to the hospital, Ja’Kobe Queen passed away.
On Monday, Jackson was taken into custody for the murder of Ja’Kobe Queen and the attempted homicide of Davis.
After the incident, the game was called at halftime, and spectators were ushered away from the area to make room for the first responders and police authorities.
Police officers speaking to the press claimed that an altercation with the suspect led to Queen’s death. The dispute’s specifics were not disclosed by police.
Grover Harrison III, a local resident, was born and raised in West Baton Rouge Parish and attended and played football for Brusly High School. He said installing metal detectors at entrances is a quick remedy, but the long-term answer involves altering the local culture.
Harrison argued that the root cause of the problem lay not in the stadiums themselves but rather in the minds of the fans who attended them.
Superintendent Chandler Smith said classroom instruction on nonviolent conflict resolution will be stepped up.
The West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office said that over twenty-five officers were present at the game on Friday night and that six of them happened to be sitting immediately behind the suspected gunman.
Two adults and two minors have been detained for their suspected involvement in the fatal shooting, according to Sheriff Mike Cazes. They believe they succeeded in apprehending everyone with the three new arrests.