Suspect arrested in E. Washington St. murder

Leonard Brown
Leonard Brown

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Detectives have arrested a man in connection with the shooting death of a man Tuesday evening.

Leonard Brown, 29, is accused of killing Emanuel Hicks, 23, as Hicks sat on a porch on East Washington Street around 8 p.m.

The motive for the shooting is unknown.

Brown has been charged with second degree murder and aggravated damage to property.

Police are still searching for a second suspect in the shooting.

If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at 344-STOP.

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