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Shooting At Louisiana Hotel Leaves One Dead, Suspect Arrested

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Source: Unsplash; Baton Rouge police

Dec. 22 2022, Published 1:02 p.m. ET

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Days after a man was shot to death at a hotel in Baton Rouge, police said they arrested a suspect in the case.

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Around 11 a.m. on Dec. 14, police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, went to a hotel on Boardwalk Drive. There, they found Sedrick Lewis, 37, shot to death.

Police said a suspect shot Lewis after an altercation.

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There was no word on what the shooting was over.

Recently, police identified the suspect as Maurice Mallory, 27, and he was arrested this week. Authorities charged him with second-degree murder, felon in possession of a firearm and illegal use of a weapon.

Police did not say if the two men knew each other before the deadly encounter.


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