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UPDATE: Second Suspect in Custody for Bastrop Murder

The second suspect sought in connection with a Bastrop murder surrendered to police Thursday morning.
Scene of shooting in Bastrop roped off (Nina Criscuolo, KTVE/KARD)
Scene of shooting in Bastrop roped off (Nina Criscuolo, KTVE/KARD)
Scene of shooting: Intersection of Pine Ave. and S. Marable St. in Bastrop (Nina Criscuolo KTVE/KARD)
Scene of shooting: Intersection of Pine Ave. and S. Marable St. in Bastrop (Nina Criscuolo KTVE/KARD)
UPDATE: The second suspect sought in connection with a Bastrop murder surrendered to police Thursday morning.

Jaquarious Bennet is in custody along with Elizajjahawan Johnson.

Johnson was arrested Tuesday morning.

The incident happened on Monday, just before 4 p.m.



UPDATE Wednesday 5 p.m
.: Bastrop Police say the victim in a shooting on Monday has died.

Charges for Elizajahawan Johnson have been upgraded to second degree murder homicide.

Police are still looking for Jaquarious Bennett.


UPDATE TUESDAY 4:45 p.m. -- Bastrop Police Chief Downey Black says officers have arrested a suspect in connection to the Monday shooting. He says Elizajahawan Johnson was arrested Tuesday morning for attempted second degree murder and conspiracy.

Now officers are searching for Johnson's accomplice. They believe he is 19-year-old Jaquarious Bennett. Chief Black says they have a warrant for his arrest. Anyone with information to call Bastrop Police Department at 318-281-1322.

UPDATE 6:05 p.m. -- KTVE/KARD's Nina Criscuolo is on the scene of a shooting in Bastrop that happened around 4:30 p.m. Monday.

Bastrop Police and neighbors are reporting the shooting occurred in a small field near the Intersection of Pine Ave. & S. Marable St. in Bastrop.

Police say one person is in the hospital in an unknown condition. No arrests have been made yet.

A witness at the scene who says they're related to the victim told KTVE/KARD the victim was driving a white Cadillac southbound on Marable St. when they were shot.

We will bring you more details as we receive them. 


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BASTROP -- Police are investigating a shooting this afternoon. 

Bastrop Police say the shooting happened around 4:30 p.m. on Marable Street.

Police say one person is in the hospital, their conditon is unknown. No one is in custody at this time.

Bastrop Police are currently investigating the incident.

We'll bring you more details as this story develops.
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