Man killed in drive-by shooting

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A 27-year-old man was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon on Appleton Ave.

Police say David Atkins and a second victim were walking down the sidewalk around 5:15 when shots were fired from a car on the street.  The car then fled.

Atkins was pronounced dead at the scene.  The second victim was unharmed.

The motive for the shooting is unknown.

If you have any information on this shooting, call Crime Stoppers at 344-STOP.

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