Police: 16-year-old charged with murder in deadly shooting earlier this month
UPDATE: Police have arrested a 16-year-old in connection with the deadly shooting of Anthony Benton.
Investigators have yet to determine a motive in the shooting.
The juvenile, who is not being identified due to age, will be booked for second-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon.
BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened in a Baton Rouge neighborhood Thursday evening.
The incident was reported shortly before 5:30 p.m. on Kissel Street near Peerless Street.
According to BRPD, 49-year-old Anthony Benton was found inside a vehicle suffering from multiple apparent gunshot wounds. He was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.
Friday morning, police released that Benton died from his injuries.
Anyone with information on the shooting can call the Violent Crimes Unit at 225-348-4869.
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