BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Shots were fired early Sunday (September 25) morning at a North Ardenwood area apartment complex and at least one suspect has been arrested in connection with the incident, detectives say.

According to the Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD), 19-year-old Byron D. Newton has been linked to the shooting.

An official report on the incident says the shots were fired at 1957 North Ardenwood Drive shortly before 2:30 a.m. Sunday.

The report goes on to say the shooting damaged a nearby vehicle as well as an apartment in the vicinity.

According to detectives, when they knocked on the door of one of the damaged apartment units to make sure everyone inside was safe and uninjured, they found Newton hiding a gun that may have been used to fire the shots.

Newton was arrested and charged with obstruction of justice and illegal use of weapons or dangerous instrumentalities.

As of Sunday evening, he is being held in East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.