15-year-old arrested in connection with triple shooting that left 18-year-old dead
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - A 15-year-old has been arrested in connection with a triple shooting in Baton Rouge that left an 18-year-old dead and two others injured, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.
The teenager was booked into the East Baton Rouge Juvenile Detention Center for first-degree murder, two counts of attempted first-degree murder, illegal use of a weapon, and criminal damage to property.
The shooting stemmed from a domestic dispute, according to authorities.
It happened late Wednesday night, May 31 around 10:30 p.m. in the 4100 block of Prescott Court near Prescott Road.
Police identified the victim as Lenni Douglas, 18.
Police said a domestic incident occurred between an ex-boyfriend and a new boyfriend of one of the shooting victims.
Douglas was shot while trying to stop a fight between the ex-boyfriend and the new boyfriend.
Douglas died at the scene. Two other people were shot and taken to a local hospital. They are in stable condition, authorities added.
Detectives with the BRPD Homicide Division, along with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office and SWAT helped with the arrest.
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