Suspect in GSU shooting arrested Tuesday

On Tuesday, Louisiana State Police, along with the assistance of several other agencies, located Jatavious Carroll at a residence in Delhi.  He was arrested and will be booked into the Lincoln Parish jail. 

According to a release issued by the Louisiana State Police, Carroll was arrested in connection with the Oct. 13 shooting that occurred on Grambling State’s campus.

Carroll, a.k.a “Rabbit” was suspected in the shooting and the LSP immediately requested assistance in locating him.  The shooting on the GSU campus injured a 16-year-old juvenile of Rayville and led to the death of 19-year-old Damarius Murphy of Rayville. 

An arrest warrant was issued immediately for Carroll for one count of second degree murder, one count of attempted second degree murder and one count of possessing a firearm/weapon on school property.  

 


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