Arrest made in fatal May shooting on Convention Street

BRPD reveals identity of man shot, killed on Convention Street

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Officials have arrested a woman believed to have shot and killed a man on Convention Street.

According to a release from the Baton Rouge Police Department, Robert Davis, 47, was shot and killed at around 5 a.m. on May 13 in the 1300 block of Convention Street at the intersection of North 13 Street. The intersection is near the Greyhound bus station.

Police say one male victim was found laying next to this house. (Source: WAFB)
Police say one male victim was found laying next to this house. (Source: WAFB)

The coroner’s office was on scene just after 7 a.m. Davis was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said Davis was found in the yard of a vacant house.

On Wednesday, July 10, BRPD arrested Amaiah Sheppard, 17. She was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on one count of second-degree murder.

Police say they were able to identify Sheppard’s DNA on shell casings found at the scene.

Amaiah Sheppard, 17
Amaiah Sheppard, 17 (Source: EBRSO)

Police are still investigating a possible motive.

The Coroner's office arrived just after 7:15 a.m. (Source: WAFB)
The Coroner's office arrived just after 7:15 a.m. (Source: WAFB)

Anyone with information is urged to call the BRPD Violent Crimes Units at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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