UPDATED: EBRSO Investigates Gardere Homicide

UPDATE: EBRSO Arrests Man in Gardere Homicide 

One man was taken into custody this afternoon by the Fugitive Task Force along with The Addis Police Department for the murder of Wright yesterday evening. 

Eric A. Robertson (dob 11/7/93) of  7680 S. River Road Addis, La. Is charged with Second Degree Murder, Illegal Use of a Weapon and Possession of a Firearm By a Convicted Felon.

According to reports there was a physical altercation between Robertson and Wright’s brother over a female. When Wright tried to intervene Robertson allegedly shot him several times and fled the scene.

Robertson was booked into parish prison on the above listed charges. 


East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives responded to a report of shots fired in the 1900 block of Mariner drive last night at approximately 11:30. Detectives received a call soon after of a shooting victim brought by family to a local hospital.

Andre Wright, 25, of 2060 Besson Lane St. Gabriel, LA died as a result of his injuries.

This is an ongoing investigation. Updates will be provided when available.<br /><br /><!-- Go to www.addthis.com/dashboard to customize your tools --> <div class="addthis_sharing_toolbox"></div>