3 suspects arrested in Liberty Arsenal homicide investigation
The following information has been provided by the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office:
5/11/21 UPDATE: According to Sheriff Mark Wood, Ramonte Lamar Jackson, 23, has been arrested in Baton Rouge with the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Violent Offender Task Force, the Baton Rouge Police Department and the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Jackson was taken into custody without incident and booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Jail. He has since been transported back to Rapides Parish and booked on the first degree murder and attempted first degree murder charges, following the shooting incident at Liberty Arsenal on May 7.
His bond was set at $4,000,000.
On May 10, Sheriff’s Detectives and Patrol Deputies were involved in a pursuit, which ended at I-49 south at the Broadway exit, of another person of interest in the investigation.
Cliron Demond Price, 20 of Alexandria, was booked on accessory after the fact and obstruction of justice in connection with the Liberty Arsenal homicide investigation. Detectives said their investigation is still ongoing and more charges are possible.
According to Sheriff Mark Wood, one of the suspects from the homicide at Liberty Arsenal turned himself into deputies on May 8.
“We can confirm at approximately 5:30 p.m., the Dixon suspect turned himself into our detectives and deputies at the main office. He was accompanied by a local attorney” said Sheriff Mark Wood. “We strongly encourage the other suspect to do the same.”
Eric Wayne Dixon will be booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center on the warrants for first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder.
Detectives have confirmed the deceased name is David K. Paul, 52 of Pineville. The other victim remains in critical but stable condition.
- A GoFundMe account has been set up by the family.
- A benefit lunch for the victims families will be held May 21 at Mac’s Fresh Market in Pineville.
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