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Homicide suspect and person of interest in custody for fatal Covington shooting

Police say they have identified Jonathan Bagnet (left), 28, as a suspect wanted for...
Police say they have identified Jonathan Bagnet (left), 28, as a suspect wanted for first-degree murder. Terry Garrett Jr. (right) has been arrested as a person of interest.(Covington PD)
Published: Jul. 21, 2021 at 8:52 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 23, 2021 at 5:27 AM CDT
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COVINGTON, La. (WVUE) - A man is dead following a shooting that occurred in Covington Wednesday evening, according to police.

Police say Jonathan Bagnet, 28, turned himself in Thursday night and was taken into custody. He was booked on first-degree murder.

Terry Garrett Jr. was arrested a day prior as a person of interest, police say.

Police say that they were dispatched to the area of North Filmore Street and Schoultz Drive around 6 p.m. in response to reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers found the victim injured as the result of the shooting. The victim was later transported to a local hospital where he later died.

Members of the public that have information about the fatal shooting are asked to contact the Covington Police Department at 985-892-8500.

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