EBRSO identifies victim of deadly shooting on Burbank Dr.


East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office was called to a deadly shooting at The Oliver Apartments.

19-year-old Shayla James was found shot to death inside an apartment. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, James was shot in the head.

Kenyon Walker admitted to shooting James and was arrested on Tuesday, October 19. Walker stated that James was shot while lying in bed.

At the time of the deadly shooting, James was Walker’s “live-in girlfriend of several months,” according to the affidavit.

Walker is facing one count of Second Degree Murder and one count of Domestic Abuse Battery.

At this time, his bond has been set at $250,000.

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