Two arrested in killing of 66-year-old man on Greenwell St.


East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Two people are under arrest in connection with a deadly shooting last week.

Derrick Holmes (20) and Lashanta Williams (18) are currently in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison facing charges related to a robbery attempt, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office

A 66-year-old local man died on Friday afternoon at a local hospital after sustaining gunshot wounds.

Donald Carlton, of 3900 Meadowridge Dr. “was found sitting inside his vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound in the 5200 block of Greenwell St. around 1:05 p.m.”, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

Holmes is facing one count of 1st Degree Murder and Williams is facing one count of Principal to 1st Degree Murder.

The Louisiana State Police Fugitive Task Force and the Louisiana State Police Investigative Bureau assisted the Baton Rouge Police Department during this investigation.

If you have any information about this case, please call the Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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