BRPD makes third arrest in North 23rd Street homicide

BRPD makes third arrest in North 23rd Street homicide
Baton Rouge Police Department (Source: WAFB)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - On Monday, Baton Rouge Police Detectives made a third arrest in a shooting that led to the death of a 26-year-old.

According to BRPD officials, Caleb Jackson, 22, was arrested was booked in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on the charges of first degree murder, attempted first degree murder and Illegal use of a weapon in connection in the death of Aurtrell Bivens.

This is an ongoing investigation.

According to BRPD, the shooting occurred on Monday, Jan. 4 around 6:30 p.m. in the 1400 block of North 23rd Street near Cherry Street.

Officials state that Aurtrell Bivens, 26, and a juvenile victim were traveling north bound on North 23rd St. when unknown suspect(s) began shooting at their vehicle.

On March 11, Isreal Jones, 20, was arrested by Baton Rouge Police Detectives for his involvement in the shooting death of Aurtrell Bivens.

Jones was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison and charged with 1st Degree Murder, Attempted 1st Degree Murder, Illegal Use of a Weapon and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

BRPD with the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Task Force arrested Dillan Moore, 18, on March 11. Investigators believe that Moore is connected in the death of Aurtrell Bivens that occurred on January 4, 2021.

Moore was booked in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on the charges of First Degree Murder, Attempted First Degree Murder and Illegal Use of a Weapon.

The juvenile victim suffered non-life threatening injuries. Bivens was transported to a local hospital and later succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday, Jan. 19.

The motive is unknown at this time.

Anyone with information on this shooting is urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867(STOP).

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