BRPD arrests man in connection with fatal Education St. shooting - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

BRPD arrests man in connection with fatal Education St. shooting

Johnny Matthews, 33. (Source: EBRSO) Johnny Matthews, 33. (Source: EBRSO)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

The Baton Rouge Police Department has arrested a man in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred on Education St. on December 23.

Johnny Matthews, 33, was arrested Wednesday in connection with the shooting, which resulted in the death of Charles Porter. A Crime Stoppers tip assisted in his arrest.

Matthews was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on charges of second degree murder, illegal use of a weapon, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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