22-year-old killed in shooting on La Annie Drive; suspect in custody

Published: Oct. 18, 2021 at 8:22 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 19, 2021 at 9:25 AM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD) responded to a shooting at the Olive Square Apartments that killed one person.

According to officials, when they arrived at the scene they found one victim suffering from a gunshot wound in the 1700 block La Annie Drive around 7:30 p.m on Monday, Oct. 18.

Investigators believe that Demaris Jenks, 24, shot Arnishika Baker, 22 on La Annie Drive.

Demaris Jenks mugshot.
Demaris Jenks mugshot.(EBRSO)

Baker later succumbed to her injuries at the scene. Jenks was later booked in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on the charge of second degree murder.

This investigation remains ongoing.

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