St. Francisville man arrested in connection with deadly shooting in Baton Rouge

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East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – 20-year-old Derrick Sims Jr., was shot and killed last month on Frey St.

An investigation ensued and 21-year-old Davon Harris, of 5514 Blackmore Rd. was arrested on Wednesday, December 9.

According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, Harris “was apprehended by the U.S. Marshals Task Force for his involvement in the shooting death of Derrick Sims Jr that occurred on November 2.”

Harris is facing one count of 1st Degree Murder.

The 21-year-old man is currently in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.

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