Police name suspect in deadly shooting

Jeremy Payne
Jeremy Payne

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Police are searching for a 19-year-old man in connection with a shooting that left one man dead Saturday evening.

The Baton Rouge Police Department has identified Jeremy Payne as a suspect in a deadly shooting on Paige Street.

Officers reported finding Curtis Mitchell, 31, inside his home suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest.

He was taken to a hospital, where he later died.

Anyone with information is urged to call Violent Crime Unit at 225-389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867.

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