Authorities reported a suspect is in custody in connection with Saturday's deadly shooting on Prescott Road.
The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office said Nicholas Matthews, 24, turned himself in just after 5 p.m. the day of the shooting. He just turned 24 on Monday.
The shooting happened on Prescott Road east of Airline Highway just before 11:30 a.m. Deputies said they found Demarkis Stamsberry, 30, with a gunshot wound to the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Matthews' brother reportedly told deputies he found Stamsberry on the floor with a gunshot wound to the head and Matthews standing over him with a gun in his hand. The report stated Matthews' brother said Matthews kept repeating that he had messed up.
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