BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Police have named a suspect in the shooting that left a 16-year-old boy dead Monday morning.
The Baton Rouge Police Department reported an arrest warrant for second-degree murder was issued for Devon Bowie, 19, in the shooting death of his cousin, Patrick Williams.
The teen was found dead at the home on St. Joseph Street where they lived. Detectives said they believe Bowie shot Williams during a fight. They added there had been an ongoing dispute between the two.
Bowie is described as 5'10" and weighs between 135 and 140 pounds. He was last seen driving away from the scene in a white four-door 1998 Oldsmobile Aurora. It has a temporary Louisiana license plate with the tag number: 15352005.
Bowie also faces a charge of illegal use of a weapon.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.