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SMPSO: Investigation into Shooting Leads To Arrest

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office received a call at approximately 7:30 am to assist the Baldwin Police Department with a shooting inthat occurred on Main Street in Baldwin.

Posted: May 3, 2021 8:03 AM
Updated: May 3, 2021 8:34 AM

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office received a call at approximately 7:30 am to assist the Baldwin Police Department with a shooting inthat occurred on Main Street in Baldwin. The victim, Brian Gibson, Jr., 23, of Baldwin, was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Detectives with the SMPSO Investigations Section were called in to handle the investigation.

During the investigation, Anthony Hills was determined to be a suspect in the shooting and a warrant was obtained for his arrest. Hills turned himself in to the Jeanerette Marshal’s Office. Hills was arrested, charged with 2nd degree murder, and transported to the Iberia Parish Jail. Bail has been set at $1,000,000.

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