Police: Suspect in double shooting arrested

Devon Livous (Source: EBRSO)
Devon Livous (Source: EBRSO)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Baton Rouge Police have arrested a man in connection to a shooting that killed a woman and left her niece injured on July 25, 2012.

The shooting happened on Ryder Drive, off Perkins between Staring and Kenilworth. Police say Raolatu Alowonle, 28, and her 11-year-old niece were walking on the sidewalk when Devon Livous, 28, got out of his car and fired multiple shots at them.

Alowonle was shot in the mid-section and later died at the hospital. The 11-year-old girl was shot in the leg and is expected to be ok.

Livous was taken into custody and booked into the EBRSO Parish Prison. He is charged with first degree murder and attempted first degree murder.

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