A victim has been identified in connection to a deadly shooting at an apartment complex in Baton Rouge.
The woman has been identified as Shayla James, 19, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office.
She was a student at Southern University, school officials tell WAFB.
Spokeswoman for EBRSO, Casey R. Hicks said the shooting on Tuesday, Oct. 19, has been ruled a homicide.
According to Hicks, the victim’s boyfriend, Kenyon Walker, confessed to shooting his live-in girlfriend at their home during an argument.
Initial reports show, EBRSO dispatchers received a 911 call about a female being shot.
The caller, identified as Walker, reported to dispatchers that he heard a gunshot and discovered his 19-year-old girlfriend suffering from a gunshot to her head.
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