21-year-old man arrested in fatal shooting on Dougherty Drive

21-year-old man arrested in fatal shooting on Dougherty Drive
Two people were killed and three others were badly injured in a police chase from New Roads to Baton Rouge Monday, Oct. 26. (Source: WAFB)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Officials with the Baton Rouge Police Department are investigating a shooting that happened in the 2800 block of Doughtery Drive Wednesday, Dec. 2.

The shooting happened around 3:15 p.m.

Brandon Childs, 23 of Deridder, La, and a teenage juvenile victim were transported to a local hospital with apparent gunshot wounds.

According to police, Childs succumbed to his injuries at a local hospital and the juvenile remains in critical condition.

BRPD arrested Davon Harris, 21, from St. Francisville and charged him with first degree murder Dec. 9. He has been booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison, BRPD said.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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