Man arrested in Monet Drive shooting; female victim in critical condition

Man arrested in Monet Drive shooting; female victim in critical condition
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) - The Baton Rouge Police Department says it has arrested a suspect in connection with a shooting on Monet Drive.

Police say Christopher Golmond, 21, was arrested Thursday, July 30 and charged with attempted second-degree murder and obstruction of justice.

BRPD investigators say the shooting happened Thursday in the 900 block of Monet Drive. Police say Golmond was seen putting a 20-year-old woman in a car and leaving the area. The woman later arrived at a local hospital in critical condition. Police believe Golmond disposed of the weapon.

Police say they have also charged Golmond with first-degree murder for the death of Deontre Phillip, 20, on N Ardenwood Drive on June 12.

Golmond was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.

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