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Travis Duncan

Authorities arrested a Brusly man Monday, accusing him of shooting at a vehicle with three people inside, according to the West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. 

Travis Duncan, 38, was taken into custody after one of the people inside the car identified him as the shooter, Detective Kevin Cyrus said in a Sheriff's Office news release.

Deputies responded to reports of someone shooting at a vehicle around the 6400 block of South River Road shortly before noon Monday, and discovered the vehicle had been struck, Cyrus said. 

Believing Duncan was armed and barricaded inside his house just yards away — and considering his "extensive violent criminal history" — deputies called the West Baton Rouge Crisis Response Team, Cyrus said. After numerous attempts to make contact with Duncan, authorities finally entered the house and arrested him without incident.

Inside the house they found a stolen handgun, which appeared to have similar characteristics to casings recovered from the scene, Cyrus said. 

Duncan, of 6436 S. River Road, Brusly, was arrested Monday on counts of attempted second-degree murder, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and possession of a stolen firearm.

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