Baton Rouge police release identity of man killed in Stearns Street shooting

Baton Rouge police release identity of man killed in Stearns Street shooting
Baton Rouge police are investigating a shooting that killed a male late Saturday in the Zion City neighborhood.

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Police are investigating a deadly shooting after man was found dead in a car in the Zion City neighborhood late Saturday.

Sgt. Don Coppola with the Baton Rouge Police Department said officers responded at 11:40 p.m. to a reported shooting in the 5000 block of Stearns Street.

Gunfire ripping through the Zion City neighborhood overnight left one man dead

Police identified the victim as Travis Carr, 33, who was found with gunshot wounds in the driver’s seat of a Nissan Altima. Police said he died at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing and police say a motive hasn’t been identified.

Anyone with any information is urged to call the BRPD Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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