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UPDATE: Arrest made in fatal shooting in Bastrop

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BASTROP, La. (KNOE 8 News) - One man has been arrested in the shooting death of Dontae Moore in Bastrop.

Sheriff Mike Tubbs says Devante Payton turned himself in to deputies. He's charged with second degree murder and attempted second degree murder.

The other two suspects involved are being questioned by detectives.

BASTROP, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A shooting at a Bastrop apartment complex leaves one man dead and another man injured.

It happened around noon Friday at Baron Apartments on Cherry Ridge Road. Morehouse Parish Sheriff Mike Tubbs tells KNOE 8 News, 18-year-old Dontae Moore was killed in the shooting. A 17-year-old was also wounded. Both of the teens are from Bastrop.

Sheriff Tubbs says the victim, who died at the hospital, was found lying in the apartment complex parking lot when deputies arrived.

Tubbs says they are looking for two male suspects driving a dark colored vehicle with tinted windows. Anyone with information is urged to call the Morehouse Parish Sheriff's Office at 281-4141.

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