Man, 19, charged with fatally shooting his brother

Man, 19, charged with fatally shooting his brother

Man, 19, charged with fatally shooting his brother

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by WWLTV.com

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Posted on March 5, 2011 at 1:05 PM

NEW ORLEANS – Police arrested a New Orleans man for the fatal shooting of his 19-year-old brother in New Orleans East, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

Around 11:30 p.m. Friday, Jorrel Knox was shot and killed in the 8000 block of Dorsett Drive, according to police.  Police announced the arrest of his brother Torrel Knox, 19, Saturday.

Seventh District officers responded to a call reporting a shooting, finding Knox lying inside a home suffering from a gunshot wound to the head.  EMTs pronounced Jorrel Knox dead on the scene, according to police.

Jorrel's brother, Torrel Knox, 19, was charged with manslaughter, according to police, after admitting that he shot his brother after an argument got heated and became physical.



 

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