BRPD: 1 dead, 1 injured in shooting on Avis Avenue

Police identify victim killed in Thursday night shooting

Shooting victim dies overnight

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Police have confirmed to WAFB that one person has died at a local hospital following a shooting off of Staring Lane late Thursday night.

Police identified the victim as 41-year-old Loney Taylor.

Another person, a 47-year-old man, was also shot and is currently being treated at a local hospital for a gunshot wound to the torso, according to Sgt. L’Jean McKneel, of the Baton Rouge Police Department. That man is expected to survive.

Officers responded to reports of gunfire around 11 p.m. on November 9 on Avis Avenue.

One witness told 9News he heard at least 10 gunshots.

Our WAFB news crew arrived at the scene to see paramedics actively performing CPR on one of the victims. Both were transported to a hospital, where Taylor later died.

The motive and suspect are unknown hasn’t been determined.

If you have information that can help investigators, call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867).

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