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Man accused of firing gun at car with woman and 4 kids inside

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Demetrice Johnson (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office) Demetrice Johnson (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A man faces attempted murder charges after allegedly firing a gun at a car with a mother and her three children inside.

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office reported Demetrice Johnson, 30, is charged with four counts of attempted first-degree murder.

The shooting happened Thursday morning on Varsity Street in Baton Rouge.

According to deputies, bullet holes were found just inches away from the passengers' heads.

Johnson is being held in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on a $290,000 bond.

Cynthia Moore, 43, was arrested for accessory after the fact. She is accused of lying to police officers when they were searching for Johnson. Officials say Johnson was hiding in her apartment.

Moore was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on a $10,000 bond.

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