Latoya Coleman, 36, de Baton Rouge, estaba arrested Wednesday and is charged as an accessory after the fact to first-degree murder. El jueves, the Baton Rouge Police Department Anunciado the arrests of her children — David Williams, 19, and his 15-year-old brother, Baton Rouge’s WBRZ-TV reported. Fox News is withholding the name of the younger suspect because he is a minor.
Investigators believe the pair were among those suspected of opening fire at an apartment complex in Baton Rouge. Officials said the shooting occurred after the suspects got into a fight with two males who were seated in lounge chairs near a swimming pool, según la estación.
Authorities said two victims, Dewayne Dunn Jr., 16, and Reginald Thomas, 20, died at the scene. Gunfire also struck 18-month-old Ja’Tyri Brown, who later died at a hospital, a report said.
According to arrest records, Coleman is accused of helping her two sons escape to Texas after the shooting, Baton Rouge’s WAFB-TV informó.
Police said they obtained a handwritten receipt from a hotel in Texas for Coleman. Surveillance footage also captured the mother and her two sons at the hotel, according to arrest records.
Charges were pending against the brothers, police said Thursday.
Two other suspects, Christopher Stovall, 23, and a 15-year-old, were each booked on three counts of principal to first-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon, WBRZ-TV informó.