Arrest made in Covington area motel murder

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Terry Hookfin

COVINGTON, La. (WGNO) – Deputies in St. Tammany Parish have arrested  a man in connection with the shooting death of 32-year-old Brandon Washington at the Green Spring Motel.

According to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office, 27-year-old  Terry Hookfin was booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail for second-degree murder.

Deputies were called Tuesday morning to the Green Springs Motel, where someone had reported shots being fired. When the arrived, they found Washington shot to death.

The sheriff’s office did not release a motive, but did say that more arrests are possible. Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.