Arrest made after man killed in apparent robbery at Howell Park

Teen arrested in deadly shooting at Howell Park

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - An arrest has been made after a 25-year-old man was shot and killed at Howell Park back in early December of 2019.

The Baton Rouge Police Department announced on Friday, Jan. 3, 2020 that D’Orsay Johnson, 18, has been arrested for the shooting death of Ivory Profit, 25, which happened Dec. 7, 2019.

Ivory Profit, 25, was shot and killed during a suspected robbery at Howell Park.
Ivory Profit, 25, was shot and killed during a suspected robbery at Howell Park. (Source: WAFB)

Police say Profit was shot and killed during a robbery.

Johnson has been booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on charges of first degree murder, armed robbery, possession of schedule IV narcotics, and possession of a controlled dangerous substance with a firearm.

Profit was reportedly shot in the midsection during an apparent robbery after meeting Johnson at the park. Johnson fled before police arrived at the scene.

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