Police arrest 2 in connection with shooting death of man near Greenwell Street

Police arrest 2 in connection with shooting death of man near Greenwell Street
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Authorities with the Baton Rouge Police Department say they have arrested two people in connection with the shooting death of a 66-year-old man.

Donald Carlton was found in the 5200 block of Greenwell Street around 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14. He was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries, according to BRPD.

Sgt. L’Jean Mckneely Jr. said Wednesday, Aug. 19 detectives arrested Derrick Holmes, 20, and Lashanta Williams, 18, both of Baton Rouge, in connection with Carlton’s death.

Both Holmes and Williams were booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison. Mckneely says Holmes was charged with first-degree murder and Williams was charged with principal to first-degree murder.

Baton Rouge man dies after being shot near Greenwell Street

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