BRPD report arrest in connection with Osceola Street shooting
BATON ROUGE - Detectives reported the arrest of a man wanted in connection with a shooting that took the life of a 24-year-old man earlier this month.
Baton Rouge Police issued a warrant for the arrest of 18-year-old Tyler Pointer Tuesday. On Friday, they announced he had been taken into custody without incident.
Pointer was wanted for second degree murder in connection with the shooting death of Monquel Yates that happened in the 3600 block of Osceola Street on the night of Oct. 1.
Police said they responded to reports of a shooting to find the man dead at the scene.
BRPD thanked the public for their assistance in locating and taking Pointer into custody.
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