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Police arrest man in Texas in deadly Ferguson double shooting

LaVelle Hayes, 35, was arrested in Texas in connection with the double shooting on Bahama Court

FERGUSON, Mo. — Police arrested a man charged with two counts of murder in connection with the deadly double shooting of a man and a woman in Ferguson last week.

LaVelle Hayes, 25, was arrested Wednesday in Dallas, Texas. Hayes is being held in Dallas on a $5 million bond.

Hayes was charged with two counts of first-degree murder and multiple other crimes in connection with the double shooting on Bahama Court.

Police said they were called to the 1800 block of Bahama Court at around noon on Friday. When officers arrived, they found a man in a car and a woman on the street both suffering from gunshot wounds.

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Emergency responders performed life-saving measures on the scene. The woman died on the scene, but the man was rushed to the hospital for continuing treatment. Police said his injuries were life-threatening, and he later died from his injuries.

In a press release, the Ferguson Police Department said officers believed the shooting was random due to the location of the incident.

His bond was set at $5 million.

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