EBRSO makes second arrest in fatal shooting of elderly female homeowner

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UPDATE:

Detectives with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office have made a second arrest in the deadly shooting of a 74-year-old woman.

EBRSO said, “the 16-year-old brother of the other suspect is charged with Principal to Armed Robbery and Principal to First Degree Murder.”

ORIGINAL:

BATON ROUGE, LA (WVLA/WGMB) –

Overnight the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives responded to a shooting in the 16000 block of Morel Drive.

When they arrived, they found that 74-year-old woman Angela Haymon had been shot and killed under her carport by a 15-year-old male intruder.  

According to reports, Haymon went outside to investigate after hearing a noise under her carport.

A short time later her husband heard gunfire outside. He armed himself with a gun and exited. He was confronted with the armed intruder and exchanged gunfire, striking the suspect.

The 15-year-old suspect fled and sought help from a nearby residence. He was transported for treatment.

Upon his release the suspect will be charged with the following:

  • First Degree Murder
  • Attempted First Degree Murder
  • Attempted Armed Robbery 
  • Illegal Use of a Weapon

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