Third man arrested in connection to last month’s shooting on Crescent Drive in Monroe

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MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD)- The Monroe Police Department has arrested a third man connected to last month’s shooting that took place on Crescent Drive, which led to the death of Rakeem Newell.

According to arrest reports, 20-year old Jeremy Lashon Scott has been arrested for failure to seek assistance.

An arrest report says the victim was found dead in a car on St. Johns Street.

A witness says they saw Scott with a few other men drop off that car with the victim’s body still inside. They allegedly drove the car from Crescent Drive to St. Johns Street after the shooting occurred.

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