Warrant issued for drive-by suspect

Friday, February 18, 2011 - 3:04pm

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - A warrant has been issued for a local drive-by shooting that occured on Feb. 13.

Detectives are looking for Joseph Parker IV, 18, and are charging him with Attempted First Degree Murder and Aggravated Criminal Damage to Property.

These charged stem from an incident that took place in the 13600 block of Broad Ct. in Baton Rouge, LA. Violent Crime Unit detectives concurred that Parker drove past a house where two subjects were sitting. Parker rolled down his driver side window and shot at both of the people.

Parker shot through the pant leg of one of the victims as they ran away; neither of the two victims were injured.

Eleven 9mm shell casings were found at the crime scene.

Anyone with information knowing Parker’s whereabouts is asked to contact the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office at 225-389-5000 or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP (7867).


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