17-year-old suspect in deadly shooting outside local bar will be tried as an adult

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West Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office

PORT ALLEN, La. (BRPROUD) – The juvenile who was arrested in connection with the deadly shooting outside of Raxx Bar & Grill will be tried as an adult.

The suspect in this deadly shooting is 17-year-old Ronald Campbell and the decision was made to try him as an adult during a hearing on Monday.

Campbell will now be tried in an adult court.

The 17-year was sent to the West Baton Rouge Detention Facility on Tuesday morning.

A 21-year-old died as a result of gunshot wounds sustained in the parking lot outside of the bar.

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