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Old 01-23-2019, 01:52 PM
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Default West Carroll Parish, LA WM, 17 shot to death unknown reason by 3 negros


Update: 3 suspects in custody after fatal West Carroll shooting
Updated 1:33 p.m. CT Jan. 22, 2019

Three suspects are in custody following a fatal shooting in West Carroll Parish Sunday afternoon.

Chandler Erskine, age 17, of Oak Grove died in the shooting and a second person was injured.

According to the Louisiana State Police, the shooting happened around 12:30 p.m. Sunday. Two teens from Oak Grove met a group of individuals at the Oak Grove Rodeo Arena for an unknown reason.

During this interaction with the suspects, Erskine and another teenager were shot. Erskine was pronounced dead at the scene, and the other teenager was airlifted to a local hospital in serious condition.

LSP detectives along with the West Carroll Parish Sheriff’s Office began a joint investigation into the homicide and robbery. Investigators from both agencies, along with several other local agencies, worked together to develop leads in the case.

On Monday, January 21, 2019, three men were arrested in connection to this case:

LeJominek Woodruff, age 20; Westly Freeman, age 18;and James Turner, age 21 were taken into custody. According to the LSP, all three suspects were from Oak Grove.

All are facing charges of second degree murder, attempted second degree murder and armed robbery.


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