16-year-old accused of shooting 2 men, killing 1 on Linwood Street

Published: Nov. 24, 2021 at 10:50 AM CST
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Officials with the Baton Rouge Police Department say a 16-year-old is facing murder charges after allegedly fatally shooting a man and injuring another on Monday, Nov. 23.

Authorities say Kendrick Gibson, 29, and another man got into a fight with the 16-year-old suspect around 9:39 p.m. in the 2700 block of Linwood Street.

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The 16-year-old suspect allegedly shot the two men during the fight, police say.

Investigators say they arrested the 16-year-old suspect and booked him into the juvenile detention center on charges of first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, obstruction of justice, and illegal use of a weapon.

The case remains under investigation.

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