CRIME STOPPERS: One arrested, one wanted for alleged drive-by shooting that injured juvenile

Two men wanted in drive-by shooting

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - One man has been arrested and another is still on the run following a drive-by shooting that resulted in a male juvenile being shot in the leg.

Detectives with the Baton Rouge Police Department say Joseph Hayes, 19, was arrested on Tuesday, Sept. 17 following a Crime Stoppers tip. He faces an attempted first-degree murder charge, among others.

Donnie Tyler Jr., 21, is still wanted for attempted first degree murder, assault by drive-by shooting, and illegal use of weapons.

BRPD officials say on Sept. 4, Hayes and Tyler fired shots from a moving car at a male juvenile who was walking down Christy Drive. The victim was shot in the leg and taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Tyler is 5′ 7″ tall, weighs about 130 lbs, and also has black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867, visit, or download the free anonymous P3 Tips app.

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