Arrest made in shooting death of 18-year-old at Baton Rouge apartment complex


East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office

BATON ROUGE, La (BRProud) – The Baton Rouge Police Department in coordination with the LSP Fugitive Task Force apprehended 19-year-old Jovonta Broden, of 4445 Alvin Dark Ave.

Broden was arrested on Tuesday, September 22, in connection with “the death of Christopher Fields that occurred on September 11,” according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

Fields was shot to death a little before 10 a.m. on North Ardenwood Dr.

Broden is facing one count of Second Degree Murder and is currently in the EBR Parish Prison.

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