1 arrested, others sought, in PRP homicide

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Posted on August 15, 2013 at 12:00 PM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 20 at 5:22 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Police have arrested one person connected to the August 12, 2013 shooting death of Paul Barber in PRP.

According to police, Shakahakeen Boyd was taken into custody for that shooting.

Police said Boyd shot Barber at the Crawford Crossing Apartments in an apparent "home invasion murder." Police said Boyd, along with three other unknown suspects, entered the apartment Barber was in, demanded drugs, money and his cell phone and then assaulted him. Barber tried to flee the scene, but was shot a short time later, according to police.  All four alleged intruders were armed.

PJ Barber was unarmed inside the apartment with his one week old son, fiancee and two other adults when the suspects busted open his front door, police said at the time of the murder.

Shakahakeen Boyd is charged with murder, robbery, burglary and tampering with physical evidence.

 

 

 

 

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