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Police: Second suspect arrested in April murder

1 month 2 weeks 5 hours ago Tuesday, October 19 2021 Oct 19, 2021 October 19, 2021 3:08 PM October 19, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Another person was arrested Monday in a murder that happened at the end of April.

Baton Rouge Police Department arrested 19-year-old D'Angelo Givens, who they suspect was one of two people involved with the murder of Carlton Phillips.

On April 24, Carlton Phillips, 21, was found shot to death inside his vehicle on North Donmoor Avenue. Police said at the time they believed the shooting was drug-related.

According to arrest documents, Givens told police he bought weed from Phillips before he murdered him. 

Givens was booked on charges of first-degree murder and armed robbery.

Mekhi Palmer-Davis, 19, was already being held in the parish jail when they pinned him as a suspected gunman in the April 24 shooting.

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