Murder suspect arrested after shooting on S. 16th Street

Murder suspect arrested after shooting on S. 16th Street
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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a deadly shooting that happened in early January.

The Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD) reports Malik Prestly, 22, was arrested Friday, February 1 in connection with the January 2 shooting death of William Guillard, 26.

According to investigators, Guillard was shot at his home on South 16th Street near Bynum Avenue. Multiple witnesses told police the shooting occurred over a stolen gun.

Guillard was taken to a local hospital after the shooting where he later died on January 5, according to BRPD.

Prestley was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Jail Friday on a count of second degree murder. He was held on a bond amount of $250,000.

Police investigating shooting on South 16th Street

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