Man arrested for deadly 2019 shooting in neighborhood along I-12
BATON ROUGE – Police have arrested a man tied to a deadly shooting that happened late last year.
Detectives with the Baton Rouge Police Department say 34-year-old Marquis McCoy was shot on Boulevard de Province around 6 p.m. Nov. 24, 2019. At the time, McCoy was brought to a local hospital where he later died.
On Wednesday, police announced 20-year-old Tyler Turner was arrested for the shooting. He was booked on one count of first-degree murder.
At the time, it was the third homicide reported in the area in a two-day span. A day earlier a person was found shot to death at an apartment complex on Prescott Road. Another person was shot and killed on Scenic Highway on Nov. 24.
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