Man found shot to death in an abandoned home

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Detectives are investigation the shooting death of a 52-year-old homeless man found around 11:00 a.m. Sunday morning.

The victim was found inside an abandoned residence on Lobelia Street in Baton Rouge.  It seems that he had been staying in the abandoned home for only a short time.

Detectives say that it appears he had been shot to death several days ago.  Investigators are still attempting to locate and notify family.

At this time investigators have no suspects or motive.  Anyone with information on this homicide is asked to contact the Violent Crimes Division at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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