BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Police Department has made an arrest in connection with a deadly shooting that happened in November of 2019.
On Wednesday, April 1, BRPD announced the arrest of Tyler Turner, 20. Investigators believe he’s connected to the shooting death of Marquis McCoy, which happened Nov. 24, 2019.
Turner has been booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on the charge of first degree murder.
McCoy was shot around 6 p.m. on Nov. 24. He was taken to the hospital, where he later died.
The incident happened in the 1800 block of Boulevard de Province, which connects Old Hammond Highway and N Harrell’s Ferry Road. This was the second shooting to happen in that area within a 24-hour window.
This incident was also the fifth shooting within Baton Rouge city limits to happen over a two-day period. They resulted in three deaths and two injuries.