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Student fatally shot at high school football game in Louisiana

Sept. 4, 2023
16-year-old student was shot at a game between Brusly and Port Allen high schools in Port Allen.

A 16-year-old student was fatally shot Friday night at a high school football game in Port Allen, Louisiana.

The Advocate reports that Ja’Kobe Queen, 16, a student at Brusly High School, was shot at halftime of a game between Brusly and Port Allen high schools.

He was taken to a hospital and later died from his injuries, the West Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office said.

Also injured in the shooting was Brasia Davis, 28, of Port Allen. She was wounded in the arm.

A suspect, Jarrettin Ranaud Jackson II, 18, was arrested Monday in the shooting. He was booked on one count each of second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder.

Police say Queen and another man at the game had been fighting. Witnesses said the shooting happened near the concession stand.

The game was called off with a tied score of 13 points.

Friday's game was the 52nd Sugar Cane Classic, a tradition between the two schools.

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