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Police: Pair of robbers shot 66-year-old man, left him to die on Greenwell St.

1 month 6 days 4 hours ago Wednesday, August 19 2020 Aug 19, 2020 August 19, 2020 12:10 PM August 19, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man and woman Wednesday after they allegedly shot a man during a robbery and left him to die in his truck.

The gunfire was first reported around 1 o'clock Friday afternoon on Greenwell Street near Winchester Avenue.

According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, 66-year-old Donald Carlton was found suffering from a gunshot wound inside of his vehicle when officials arrived to the scene. He was taken to a hospital in critical condition and later died.

On Wednesday, police announced the arrests of Derrick Holmes, 20, and Lashanta Williams, 18, on first-degree murder charges. Williams was charged as a principal to the crime. Records show she lives near the street corner where Carlton was found shot.

BRPD said Louisiana State Police assisted in tracking down the suspects.

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