Man arrested in killing at Baton Rouge Fairgrounds
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Authorities say a man has been arrested after an argument at the Greater Baton Rouge State Fair.
The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Department says 18-year-old Keithdrick Pier is charged with second-degree murder.
Pier is accused of killing 20-year-old Darrius Scott after an argument at the fairgrounds. The sheriff's department says in a news release that officers closed the fair and evacuated the fairgrounds after the shooting, which took place about 11:30 p.m. Saturday.
It was not immediately clear whether Pier has an attorney. Jail records show no bond was set immediately.
The Greater Baton Rouge State Fair started Oct. 24 and ends Sunday.
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