A Baton Rouge teenager accused of fatally shooting a man as the victim answered the door on Feb. 9 was indicted Thursday on a second-degree murder count.
A young man was shot and killed late Sunday when he answered the door in a neighborhood off Gardere Lane, authorities said.
Johntrell Banks, 17, of Sweet Gum Avenue, is charged with killing Tyler Batiste, 20, as Batiste answered a knock at the door of a home in the 8400 block of Bayou Fountain Drive.
The shooting occurred in a neighborhood off Gardere Lane near its intersection with Burbank Drive.
Banks also was indicted by an East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury on an attempted second-degree murder charge stemming from a Feb. 13 incident.
Banks turned himself in on March 2.
A teenager wanted in the Feb. 9 slaying of a Baton Rouge man who was shot as he answered the door turned himself in to East Baton Rouge Sherif…
His case has been assigned to state District Judge Beau Higginbotham.