Louisiana Man Admits to Fatally Shooting 19-Year-Old Girlfriend After Argument

Kenyon Walker (EBRSO)

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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SOURCE: WAFB