Three arrested following home invasion, shooting

Three arrested in home invasion and shooting on Cheryl Drive

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Deputies have arrested three men for their suspected roles in a home invasion and shooting.

According to a spokesperson for the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the 5000 block of Cherryl Drive at around 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19 in reference to a shooting.

The homeowner told detectives a man knocked on his door and forced his way into the home with a gun. Gunshots were heard by neighbors. The homeowner’s step-sons engaged in a physical altercation with the armed suspect at the door.

The alleged intruder, identified as Darvion Lathers, was taken into custody and transported to a hospital for treatment.

Neighbors reported seeing men running from a vehicle parked in the driveway of the home following the shooting.

K-9 deputies located two of the fleeing suspects, identified as Rayshawn Rogers and Jarred Hopkins.

From left to right: Jarred Hopkins, DOB: 12/11/1997, Darvion Lathers, DOB: 2/23/2001, and Rayshawn Rogers, DOB: 5/11/2001
From left to right: Jarred Hopkins, DOB: 12/11/1997, Darvion Lathers, DOB: 2/23/2001, and Rayshawn Rogers, DOB: 5/11/2001 (Source: EBRSO)

Rogers and Hopkins are facing six counts of attempted first-degree murder, aggravated criminal damage to property, illegal use of a weapon, and principal to attempted armed robbery.

Lathers will be charged once released from the hospital.

All three men will be booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.

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