Suspect arrested in connection to fatal shooting on Highland Road

Suspect arrested in connection to fatal shooting on Highland Road

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Police Department has made an arrest in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred in the 5100 block of Highland Road on Saturday, Oct. 3.

Detectives arrested Juan Contreras, 21, investigators believe that Contreras is connected with the death of Francisco Koslowski, 21.

Contreras has been booked in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on the charge of second degree murder.

On Saturday, around 5:40 p.m. BRPD responded to a reported shooting in the 5100 block of Highland Road.

According to officials, Koslowski was observed in the parking lot on Highland Rd. suffering from an apparent gunshot wound, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

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