Murder suspect’s bail set

Bail has been set for Jatavious Carroll who was arrested Tuesday in connection with the first of two shootings on the Grambling State campus during last fall’s homecoming festivities.

Bail was set at $1,300,000.

Carroll was arrested at a Delhi residence Tuesday by Louisiana State Police with the assistance of other agencies. He was transferred from Richland Parish to the Lincoln Parish Detention Center Wednesday.

Warrants had been issued for Carroll, also known as “Rabbit,” in connection with the October 13 shooting on the GSU campus that injured a 16-year-old juvenile and led to the death of 19-year-old Damarius Murphy, both of Rayville. 

The warrants allege Carroll committed 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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