Suspect arrested in connection with shooting, police say
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - A suspect was arrested on Friday, March 10, following a shooting that left one person hurt, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.
Police said Edtron Williams, 19, is being charged with attempted first-degree murder.
According to BRPD, Williams’ arrest came after officers were called to Our Lady of the Lake Hospital on Saturday, Feb. 25, about a victim with a gunshot wound to the stomach. Police said the victim spoke with detectives at the hospital about what led up to the shooting.
The victim told police he met up with the suspect at the Sherwood Acres Apartments to buy marijuana, arrest documents said.
According to the arrest documents, the victim said that when he arrived at the complex in his car, Williams said he needed to get the marijuana from his apartment. The documents said the victim told police that Williams returned to the car with another person and ordered the victim to get out of the vehicle.
Arrest documents said the victim told police that when he started to drive away, the suspect began shooting.
Police said the victim was shown a six-person photo lineup and positively identified the suspect.
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