BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – An 18-year-old male was arrested on a felony murder charge in connection with a fatal shooting incident that occurred on Sept. 11.
Ryan Richard, an 18-year-old from Rayne, La was arrested for second degree murder and booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center.
At 3 a.m. on Saturday morning, St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a 911 call about a male subject who arrived at a local hospital gunshot wound. Deputies learned that the 17-year-old male subject, also from Rayne, LA, was shot in the 1100 block of Orchard Park Drive in Cecilia, following an altercation with Richard.
He was transported in a personal vehicle to the hospital was pronounced deceased shortly after arriving.
No bond has been set yet.