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Police identify suspect in deadly Old Hammond Highway shooting

4 months 4 weeks 1 day ago January 26, 2017 Jan 26, 2017 Thursday, January 26 2017 January 26, 2017 5:34 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Police say one man is arrested in connection to a deadly shoting on Old Hammond Highway earlier this week.

The shooting happend around 3 p.m. Tuesday in teh 11800 Block of Old Hammond Highway. Baton Rouge Police say 22-year-old Jerrid Davis was shot in the abdomen and transported to a local hospital. Police say Davis was found lying in the roadway suffering from a gunshot wound.

Davis later succumbed to his injuries.

Detectives say 24-year-old Mervell Carter was arrested Thursday and will be booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison for second-degree murder. 

Police say the motive for the shooting is still unknown.

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