Arrest made in deadly Pocasset Street shooting

BRPD investigating deadly shooting on Pocasset Street

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Police have arrested a man believed to be responsible for shooting and killing Daniel Lewis.

According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, Michael Creel, Jr., 31, of Plaquemine, was arrested and booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on one charge of second-degree murder.

Michael Creel, Jr., is accused of shooting and killing Daniel Lewis on Pocasset Street on Jan. 15.
Michael Creel, Jr., is accused of shooting and killing Daniel Lewis on Pocasset Street on Jan. 15. (Source: EBRSO)

Police say the shooting happened Wednesday, Jan. 15 around 3 a.m. outside a home in the 3700 block of Pocasset Street. Police say Lewis, 25, was found outside his home suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital, where he later died.

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