A man wanted in a Hammond homicide case turned himself in to the Houston Police Department Monday.

Lonnie Pennington, 28, of Hammond, was wanted in connection with the shooting death of Andre Brown, 37, of Hammond, city officials said.

Brown sustained multiple gunshot wounds Saturday at 1 p.m. outside a residence on Clinton Court in north Hammond and died at North Oaks Medical Center, officials said.

Witnesses at the scene told Hammond police detectives that Pennington came to the Clinton Court residence and demanded money from Pennington before shooting him several times.

Detectives secured a warrant for his arrest on charges of second degree homicide, illegal carrying and discharge of a weapon, felon in possession of a firearm, and obstruction of justice.

Friday shooting

Police detectives have identified two suspects in regard to the shooting in Downtown Hammond Friday that left a man critically injured.

The two are Titus Fisher, 18, and Kenneth Flocke, 21, both of Mandeville, police said.

The shooting happened during a fight about 1:40 a.m. in the parking area near North Cate and East Charles streets in downtown Hammond.

In the fight, Fisher took a firearm from his pocket and hit the victim with it. The firearm discharged, wounding the victim.

Police have charged Fisher with aggravated second degree battery. Flocke was charged with simple battery for kicking the victim.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Jason Anderson (985-277-5756 or Anderson _JR@hammond.org) or call Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa’s anonymous tip line at 1-800-554-5245.

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