Detectives believe suspect in deadly shooting accused victim of raping one of his family members

Detectives believe suspect in deadly shooting accused victim of raping one of his family members
Source: Byron Thomas/WAFB
Source: Byron Thomas/WAFB

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Police have established a possible motive in a deadly shooting, but the suspect remains on the loose.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reported Yovanni Ramos-Salazar, 31, is wanted in the shooting death of Joel Guevara, 28.

Detectives said they believe Ramos-Salazar shot and killed his neighbor, Guevara, after finding out Guevara allegedly raped one of his relatives.

The shooting happened on Quida Mae Drive on Sunday around 8 p.m.

According to investigators, Guevara was shot multiple times outside his apartment after a brief argument between he and the shooter.

Anyone with information on Ramos-Salazar's whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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