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Man arrested after he accidentally killed someone while 'playing' with gun, police say

2 months 3 weeks 1 day ago Wednesday, May 18 2022 May 18, 2022 May 18, 2022 10:27 AM May 18, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - A man was arrested after he allegedly killed someone while mishandling a gun, police said. 

Police found the victim, 23-year-old Kendrick Wilson, shot to death on St. Gerard Avenue around midnight. Police believe Wilson was shot in the chest while another man, 26-year-old Deangelo Coleman, was "playing" with a handgun. 

Coleman was booked on a charge of negligent homicide.

Two other shootings were reported in Baton Rouge overnight, including a deadly drive-by on Florida Boulevard. 

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