From the Tangipahoa Sheriff's Office
UPDATE --- In regard to a shooting that happened during a trail ride in Roseland that left 21-year-old Zion Hutcherson of Baton Rouge, dead by a single gunshot wound. The incident occurred on Vernon Town Road.
We do not suspect that Hutcherson was an intended target in this incident, but was struck by a stray bullet.
Over the course of this investigation, detectives developed several suspects and currently have the following subjects in custody.
30 – year old Brandon Perry of Roseland, LA. was charged with:
Second Degree Murder,
2 counts of Attempted Second Degree Murder,
Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule 5,
2 counts Possession with intent to Distribute Schedule II,
2 counts Possession of Weapons while in possession of CDS, Possession with intent to Distribute Schedule II, and Possession of a Stolen Firearm
29-Year-old Craig Brown 29 from Amite, LA. was charged with:
Possession with intent to distribute Schedule V,
Possession with intent to distribute Schedule IV,
Convicted, Orders of the Governor,
Negligent Homicide, and
2 counts Negligent Injuring.
Tommie Diamond, 23 of Kentwood, LA. was charged with Second Degree Murder and 2 counts Attempted Second Degree Murder. Diamond was taken into custody in Ascension Parish.
There are outstanding warrants for 19-year-old Jaylohn Mitchell of Ponchatoula and Raven Warford, 27 of Natalbany, LA.
This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800.554.5245.
The Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the public for their assistance with this case.
There was a large crowd surrounding the events that took place that day and we are grateful for those that came forward with information.