BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — The Baton Rouge Police Department has made an arrest regarding the fatal shooting at Sleep Inn early Wednesday morning.
According to police, 26-year-old Juan Reyes Lugos of Aguascalientes, Mexico was allegedly shot multiple times by 45-year-old David Mendez of San Bernardino, California at around 4 a.m. in the Sleep Inn. Police say Lugos was shot after a disagreement with Mendez and died at the scene.
Mendez was arrested and booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on charges of second-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon.