BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Baton Rouge Police Department is identifying the two officers who were involved in a shooting on Highland Rd.

Officer Willie Brown and Curtlan Williams have both been with the Baton Rouge Police Department for two years and our currently on administrative leave.

The officer-involved shooting took place at 5151 Highland Rd. on Saturday, October 8.

“The suspect, Malik Chavis, 25, has been released from the hospital and is currently in East Baton Rouge Parish Prison,” according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

Chavis is charged with the crimes listed below:

  • 2 counts of Attempted 1st Degree Murder of a Police Officer
  • Illegal Use of a Weapon
  • Possession of Firearm by a Convicted Felon

The investigation into this officer-involved shooting remains ongoing.