WANTED: Suspect identified in courtyard shooting at Centurion Arms Apartments

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Friday, June 21, 2013 - 4:00pm

A suspect has been identified in connection to a shooting that hospitalized one man with life-threatening injuries. Police need the public’s help to locate him.

The Baton Rouge Police Department has obtained a warrant for the arrest of Steaphon Harris, 28, of Baton Rouge. He should be considered armed and dangerous.

Harris is accused of walking up to a man at roughly 2:00 a.m. in the courtyard of the Centurion Arms Apartments. He allegedly shot the man for unknown reasons.

Once he is taken into custody, he will be charged with Attempted Second-Degree Murder, Illegal Use of a Weapon, and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

Harris is described as 5’9” and 135 lbs. His last known address is on Harco Street.

If you know anything about his whereabouts call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867). You can also text your tip to CRIMES (274637). Include CS225 at the beginning of your message.


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