Jul 19, 2013 8:50 AM by AP/CS

Arrest made in shooting death of 16-year-old

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police officers arrested an 18-year-old man accused of fatally shooting a 16-year-old boy while the boy was walking home on June 12.

Cpl. L'Jean McKneely tells The Advocate Isaiah Combs was booked Wednesday with first-degree murder.

McKneely says police arrested Combs shortly after someone provided a tip to a member of the Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination Project.

On June 12, Cameron Phillips was walking home with a group of other people when he was fatally shot.

McKneeley said a motive was not yet known and he could not confirm whether Phillips was the target of the shooting.


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