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3 men arrested, 2 sought after in trail ride shooting that killed young mother

The sheriff's office listed two more warrants for the arrest of Jaylohn Mitchell, 19, and Raven Warford, 27.

NEW ORLEANS — Deputies investigating the August 8 Roseland shooting that left a 21-year-old mother dead said Wednesday three men were arrested in the course of the investigation so far.

According to a release, Brandon Perry, 30, and Tommie Diamond, 23,  were both booked with second-degree murder. Craig Brown, 29,  was booked with negligent homicide, a spokesperson from the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office said in a release.

The sheriff's office listed two more warrants for the arrest of Jaylohn Mitchell, 19, and Raven Warford, 27.

The shooting that killed Zion Hutcherson, the 21-year-old mother from Baton Rouge, and took her away from her 1-year-old girl happened during a trail ride, where a large crowd gathered. 

People who came forward with information were critical to the investigation because, according to the release, that information led to the arrests.

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The suspects are booked with the charges as listed:

  • Brandon Perry, 30,  of Roseland was booked with second-degree murder, 2 counts of attempted second-degree murder, possession with intent to distribute controlled substances, 2 counts of possessing weapons while possessing controlled substances, and having a stolen firearm. 
  • Craig Brown, 29, of Amite was booked with, possession with intent to distribute controlled substances, negligent homicide, and 2 counts negligent injuring.
  • Tommie Diamond, 23, of Kentwood was booked with second-degree murder and 2 counts attempted second-degree murder. Diamond was taken into custody in Ascension Parish.

Anyone with information about the shooting can contact CrimeStoppers at 800.554.5245.

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