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21-year-old arrested in connection with fatal shooting on Highland Road

3 years 9 months 1 week ago Sunday, October 04 2020 Oct 4, 2020 October 04, 2020 12:22 PM October 04, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Authorities arrested a suspect Saturday afternoon in connection with a deadly shooting at the Hub Apartments on Highland Road.

Around 5:30 p.m. the Baton Rouge Police Department, responded to the 5100 block of Highland Road near the Neighborhood Walmart in reference to a shooting. 

According to emergency crews, 21-year-old Francisco Kowlowski was shot and killed following an altercation.

BRPD arrested 21-year-old Juan Contreras in connection with the shooting. Contreras was booked into the EBR Parish Prison facing charges of second degree murder.

Details are limited. This is a developing story.   

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