A 26-year-old man accused of kidnapping, beating, torturing and shooting a man in one incident, shooting a second victim in the legs and face in a second incident and shooting at another person in yet a third incident has been arrested, Baton Rouge police said.
Terrell Anthony, 26, 2388 Carolina St., was booked Tuesday afternoon with five counts of attempted first-degree murder, two counts of attempted second-degree murder and two counts of assault by drive-by shooting, Baton Rouge police Cpl. L’Jean McKneely said.
According to affidavits of probable cause, Anthony and several other men were accused of picking up the victim on Sept. 15 and taking him to a house in south Baton Rouge, the affidavits say.
At the residence, five to six masked men with guns taped the victim’s legs and hands together, the affidavits say. They also put tape over his eyes and a towel in his mouth and beat him for more than 24 hours, the affidavits say.
Anthony and the other men then drove the victim to the 2700 block of Apperson Street, tossed him into a ditch, hit him in the head and shot him in both arms, the documents say. The victim told authorities he pretended to be dead.
Travis Barlow, 26, 9972 Ave. K and Daniel Westley, 26, 9839 Ave. J were already booked in the kidnapping and beating incident.
Barlow was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on one count each of false imprisonment, principal to attempted second-degree murder, principal to second-degree kidnapping, principal to simple battery, principal to armed robbery and principal to illegal use of a weapon.
Westley was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on one count each of false imprisonment, second-degree kidnapping, attempted second-degree murder and simple battery.
In a second, separate incident, Anthony was accused of shooting at five people standing in front of a home on Jean Street on Sept. 16, McKneely said. Anthony shot one of the five people in the jaw and legs during the drive-by shooting on Jean Street, McKneely said.
During a third incident on Oct. 19, Anthony is accused of pointing a black handgun from inside his vehicle at the victim who was inside another vehicle. The victim was headed east on Winbourne Avenue. The victim said Anthony fire two rounds at him from a black Chrysler, according to an affidavit.
McKneely said the victim in the third incident was a friend of Anthony’s. Anthony is accused of shooting his friend following an argument.