Arrest made in N. 13th St. deadly drive-by shooting

Published: Jul. 28, 2021 at 6:53 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 9, 2021 at 3:41 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Detectives with the Baton Rouge Police Department, with the assistance of the US Marshals Task Force, have made an arrest in connection with a deadly drive-by shooting.

BRPD reported Christopher Bacon, 44, was arrested in Texas in the shooting death of Larry Winfrey on North 13th Street in Baton Rouge on July 28. Two other people were injured in the shooting.

Bacon was booked in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.

Christopher Bacon
Christopher Bacon(East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)

According to authorities, the shooting happened around 6:30 p.m. in the 100 block of North 13th Street on July 28.

Investigators said Winfrey, 33, along with two other male victims, a 48-year-old and a 76-year-old were gathered around the front porch when shots were fired from a passing vehicle.

Police have confirmed, Winfrey died from his injuries at the scene.

The two other victims were transported to a local hospital with reported non-life-threatening injuries.

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