Arrests made in connection with deadly shooting near Amite River

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CLINTON, La. (BRPROUD) – 22-year-old Lance T. Gilmore was found shot to death inside a vehicle on Friday, August 6.

The vehicle was located near the Amite River in a ditch.

An investigation ensued and two suspects were identified by investigators.

18-year-old Noah Williams and 20-year-old Aaron Hurst were arrested and are currently in the East Feliciana Parish Jail.

“Although I cannot discuss specific evidence developed during our investigation, I am confident the evidence will lead to the conviction of both these individuals for murder,” said Sheriff Jeff Travis. “I would like to thank a couple agencies for their help. The La. State Police Crime Lab and St. Helena Parish Sheriff’s Office. The working relationship between my Office and Sheriff Nathaniel Williams’ Office is the perfect example of how agencies should work together. Their help with this homicide investigation was key to making these arrests in a timely manner” said Sheriff Jeff Travis.

The investigation into this deadly shooting remains open.

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