Authorities arrest suspect in Industriplex Blvd. fatal shooting

BATON ROUGE, La (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - Update: Authorities have arrested a suspect accused of fatally shooting a man on Industriplex Boulevard.

According to authorities a 31-year-old man was taken into custody, but has not been charged in connection to the Oct. 31 shooting death of 33-year-old Jonathan Briggs. 

Previous: East Baton Rouge Sheriff's detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that happened Tuesday night on Industriplex Boulevard. 

According to authorities, the shooting happened around 9:20 p.m. at 10707 Industriplex Boulevard and claimed the life of 33-year-old Jonathan Briggs. 

Authorities said two men were reportedly seen leaving the scene. One of the men is described as a light-skinned black male around 18-25 years old. He is about 5'10, medium build and has a trimmed beard. At the time of the incident, he was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with with white writing on it. A description of the second man has not been provided. 

Anyone with information concerning this incident or the identities of the suspects is asked to contact the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office at 225-389-5000 or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP.


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