BRPD arrests man after shooting death of 19-year-old from Prairieville

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Baton Rouge Police Detectives arrested Lazarius Johnson, 18, on August 12 in relations to the shooting and killing of Alonge Mcclain, 19, on August 6.

Johnson is booked and charged for first degree murder, armed robbery, illegal use of a weapon and carjacking, according to BRPD.


BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) — Alonge Mcclain, 19, is dead after sustaining multiple gunshot wounds on Thursday night.

BRPD says, the shooting took place “in the parking lot of 1700 block La Annie Dr. around 6:13 p.m.”

Authorities think that Mcclain was shot during an armed robbery attempt.

The 19-year-old passed away at the scene of the shooting.

A second unidentified person suffered gunshot wounds and was able to escape.

Officers found the second person in the 700 block of Harvey Dr.

That person “was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries,” according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

The investigation into this shooting remains open and if you have any information about this case, please call the Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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