BRPD: Shooting victim dies, suspect surrenders

Devante Courtney
Devante Courtney

The victim in a shooting Wednesday on Carolyn Sue Drive died Thursday and the suspect surrendered to Baton Rouge police.

Devante Courtney, 20, 2121 N. Lobdell Blvd., No. 1004, will be booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison with first-degree murder, armed robbery and illegal use of a dangerous weapon, police Cpl. L’Jean McKneely said.

Courtney is accused of shooting Gregory Short, 23, 1820 Carolyn Sue Drive, who died at a hospital, during an argument over drugs, police said.