21-yr-old man killed in shooting on N. Donmoor Ave.; suspect arrested

Published: Apr. 25, 2021 at 11:01 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 22, 2021 at 12:19 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a 21-year-old man dead on Saturday, April 24.

According to police, Carlton Phillips, 21, was found dead inside of a car in the 1000 block of North Donmoor Avenue around 8 p.m.


BRPD reported detectives arrested Mekhi Palmer-Davis, 19, in connection with the deadly shooting. Palmer-Davis was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on a charge of first-degree murder. Officials added he was already being held in the parish prison on a second-degree murder charge.

Police said they believe the shooting may have been drug-related.

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