Man fatally shot at car dealership in Slidell, suspect in custody

Published: Sep. 16, 2022 at 6:53 PM CDT
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SLIDELL, La. (WVUE) - Slidell Police arrested the suspect in a fatal shooting of a man at a car dealership in Slidell.

Police arrested 23-year-old Brian Taylor, who allegedly shot another employee during an altercation at the Hyundai dealership. According to Chief Randy Fandal, Slidell police were called out to the Hyundai dealership off Howze Beach Road right off I-10 around 5:30 p.m.

According to police, Taylor, an employee at the dealership, walked into the service garage and fired at least one shot, hitting and killing another employee later identified as 22-year-old Zakary Stewart of Alabama.

Stewart was pronounced dead at the scene and Taylor fled the scene on foot behind the dealership into a wooded area.

Anyone with any information on this incident should contact Crimestoppers.

This story is still developing.

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