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College Student Held in King Day Slaying

January 21, 1998|From Times Wire Reports

A college student was arrested and accused of murder in the shooting that killed one man and wounded three children at a Martin Luther King Jr. holiday parade in Baton Rouge. Brandon Johnson, 19, a student at predominantly black Southern University, was booked on murder and attempted murder charges for the shooting that scattered the crowd of 500 marching during the King Day ceremonies.

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