BRPD arrests teenager in deadly shooting on N. Harco Dr.


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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – A 15-year-old male was arrested by the Baton Rouge Police Department on Wednesday, July 7.

The teenager was arrested in connection with a recent deadly shooting on N. Harco Dr.

On Monday, July 5, 30-year-old Lesage Butler III was found shot to death at 1809 N. Harco Dr.

The teenager is currently in the Juvenile Detention Center.

The 15-year-old faces these charges:

  • Second Degree Murder
  • Illegal Use of a Weapon

The investigation into this deadly shooting remains open.

If you have any information that could help investigators, please call the Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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