Two men were arrested early Sunday morning in a shooting at a Greenwell Springs Road nightclub Thursday that left one man dead, according to affidavits of probable cause from the Police Department.
Anthony Armstead, 26, and Cedric Ray Banks, 33, were arrested for their involvement in the shooting death of Arthur Johnson, 28, at Club Tri-Ambient on 6105 Greenwell Springs Road, the affidavits say.
Armstead shot Johnson, 3002 East Mason Apt. 31, in the club’s parking lot after an argument, according to the affidavit for his arrest.
Police said Johnson later died from his injuries at a hospital.
Armstead fired another shot that struck a woman in the parking lot, the affidavit says. She was hit in the torso and taken to the hospital, the affidavit says.
Police said her injury was not life-threatening.
Another man’s cellphone was shot off of his hip, but he was not injured, police said.
Armstead fled in a vehicle driven by Banks, according to the affidavit for Banks’ arrest.
Armstead, 1009 Georgia St., Baker, was booked into Parish Prison on one count each of first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder.
Banks, 1288 Oriole St., was booked into Parish Prison on one count of principle to first-degree murder.
Man, 19, arrested in assault on woman
Police arrested a 19-year-old man Saturday for trying to burn a woman in her home, according to an affidavit of probable cause.
Ryan Williams was arguing with the woman at her house in the 2600 block of Jessamine Avenue when he grabbed an aerosol can of hair spray and lighter, and began shooting flames in her direction, the affidavit says.
Williams then took a handgun from the woman’s house and left, the affidavit says.
Police arrested Williams, who grabbed an officer by his shirt while being searched, the affidavit says.
Williams, 2013 Goudchaux St., was booked into Parish Prison on one count each of attempted aggravated arson, battery of an officer, aggravated assault, illegally carrying a weapon and theft of a firearm.
Authorities arrest 8 on suspicion of DWI
Authorities arrested at least eight people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between 2:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, booking records show.
Those booked and the counts against them:
Devaughn Dyson, 28, 10364 Old Hammond Highway, second-offense DWI, failure to signal or improper turn and driver’s license suspended or revoked.
Brian Ensmminger, 55, 382 Barton Ave., Luling, first-offense DWI and driving left of center.
John Fallon, 53, 9224 Prescott Road, first-offense DWI and improper lane usage.
Juan Francia, 28, 8686 Coy Ave., first-offense DWI, headlights required and reckless operation of a vehicle.
Matthew Gatlin, 29, 609 Bungalow Lane, first-offense DWI, reckless operation of a vehicle and failure to signal or improper turn.
Joseph Herron, 28, 23585 Country Manor, Denham Springs, second-offense DWI, motor vehicle inspection required, improper lane usage, failure to signal and reckless operation of a vehicle.
James Lewis, 26, 2424 Contour Drive, second-offense DWI, improper lane usage, driver’s license suspended or revoked and failure to signal.
Dylan Lovely, 37, 10440 Zerlee St., second-offense DWI, improper lane usage and reckless operation of a vehicle.
Compiled from staff reports. To talk to a crime reporter at The Advocate, call (225) 388-0369.