Incident

2-19-2016 Louisiana Baton Rouge 1-1

Location

February 19, 2016

2138 Tennessee Street
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Geolocation: 30.4279, -91.1761

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Gerald Levi
  • Age: 17
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Friends
  • Name: Byron Devore
  • Age: 20
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Death
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Playing with gun

Notes

Devore was allegedly holding a gun while facetiming on his cell phone when the gun accidentally shot Levi in the head

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 2
State Senate District: 14
State House District: 67