EBRSO Arrests Two in Shooting of Teen

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives responded to a call at approximately 7:13 yesterday evening in reference to a shooting at 11320 Greenwell Springs Road. Upon arrival deputies discovered a juvenile shot in the breezeway of the apartment complex.

Zion Barthelemy, 13, of Baton Rouge, La. was transported to a local hospital and later pronounced dead as a result of his injury.

According to reports Barthelemy and two friends were in the breezeway of the apartment complex when one accidentally fired the weapon. A 13-year-old was charged with Negligent Homicide and a 12-year-old was charged with Possession of a Firearm. Both booked into Juvenile Detention.