Arrest made in fatal shooting on N Ardenwood Drive

Arrest made in fatal shooting on N Ardenwood Drive
Christopher Golmond 21, was charged in connection with two shooting in Baton Rouge, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department. (Source: WAFB)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Detectives with the Baton Rouge Police Department say they have arrested a man in connection with a fatal shooting in June.

Sgt. L’Jean Mckneely Jr. says investigators arrested Christopher Golmond, 21, on Thursday, July 30 for the death of Deontre Phillip, 20.

Police say Golmond was also arrested and charged for another shooting that occurred on Monet Drive on July 30.

According to BRPD, Phillip was shot just after 12 a.m. on June 12 in the 800 block of North Ardenwood Drive. Phillip was transported to a local hospital, where he later died.

BRPD investigating shooting on North Ardenwood

Golmond was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on the charge of first-degree murder for the death of Phillp, according to Mckneely. Authorities say he was also charged with attempted second-degree murder and obstruction of justice for the Monet Drive shooting.

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