East Baton Rouge sheriff’s detectives arrested a suspect late Thursday in the fatal shooting of a man Thursday afternoon near the intersection of Greenwell Street and Airline Highway, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
Reginald Scott, 40, of 5412 Summer Drive, is charged with second-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon in connection with the shooting of D’Andre T. Smith, 35, of 5923 Atlanta Ave., at 1 p.m. during a fight at 5412 Summer Drive, the Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. Smith was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to reports, Smith arrived at Scott’s residence and the two had a physical altercation in the front yard before Scott pulled out a gun and shot Smith multiple times. Scott fled the scene in his vehicle.
Detectives apprehended Scott at 11:45 p.m. Thursday and booked him into parish prison.