Police investigating deadly shooting on Convention St.
BATON ROUGE - A teen accused of murdering a man earlier this year has requested a bond reduction leading up to the birth of her child.
18-year-old Amaiah Sheppard was arrested July 10 and faces a second-degree murder charge in the shooting death of 47-year-old Robert Davis.
The shooting happened in May on Convention Street at N. 13th Street. Sources say Davis' body was found beside a home in the neighborhood.
Baton Rouge Police and EBR Coroner’s Office on scene here at Convention / North 13th after an early morning deadly shooting. Body was just loaded into van after being found beside this home @WBRZ pic.twitter.com/h2Fzl7TLaq— Johnston vonSpringer (@johnstonvon) May 13, 2019
Now seven months pregnant, Sheppard wants her bond reduced because she "would like to spend the time leading up to the birth of her child in a stress-free environment," according to the motion for bond reduction, which appears to have been filed Wednesday, July 24.
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