BATON ROUGE POLICE DEPARTMENT — Baton Rouge Police Detectives made an arrest in a shooting that occurred Saturday in the 1500 block of N 24th St at approximately 3:00 pm.
The victim was identified as Marcus Williams ,17. The victim was pronounced dead at a local hospital due to a gun shot wound to his back he sustained during the shooting. The victim along with the 16 year old suspect was playing with a handgun when the gun discharged, hitting the victim in the back. The suspect fled the scene with the gun but later turned himself into investigating Detectives. The suspect was later booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Juvenile Detention Center for Negligent Homicide.