BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The sanity hearing for a man accused of killing his grandmother in a crime spree in the parish has been delayed again.
Aaron Morgan, 30, of Baton Rouge is accused of going on an August 2021 crime spree where he allegedly stabbed his grandmother to death, stabbed his mother and shot several others.
The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office said the violence began at around 9 a.m. at a home on Perkins Road before Morgan took his grandmother’s vehicle to Highland Marketplace where he shot three people. He fled again in a stolen vehicle before taking off on foot after getting out of the vehicle at Jefferson Highway and Bluebonnet Boulevard, according to EBRSO.
Shots were fired by deputies after Morgan reportedly pointed a gun at them.
He faces charges of second-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, armed robbery with a dangerous weapon, attempted armed robbery with a dangerous weapon, theft of a motor vehicle, and aggravated assault on a peace officer.
The new date for Morgan’s sanity hearing is April 12.