Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook: The drier of the two days with sunshine and warm conditions in store Saturday. An increase in storm clouds Sunday with the potential for more heavy rain late in the day and evening.
BATON ROUGE, La. (March 6, 2012)—A 22-year-old Louisiana man was in custody Tuesday in Houston in the shooting death of a former Southern University football player who was killed Saturday as the two men rode in a vehicle on Interstate 110.
A university police officer found Walter Jerome Fort of Zachary, La. Monday on the Texas Southern University campus by a university police officer, Sgt. Don Kelly said.
Kelly said Fort will be returned to Baton Rouge and booked into Parish Prison on one count each of second-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon.
Fort is charged in the shooting death of Silas Roderick Gibbs, 24, of Baker, La.
Police found Gibbs dead Saturday in the passenger seat of a vehicle stalled on I-110.
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