Man shot, killed on front porch of grandmother's home

Man shot, killed on front porch in North Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A man was shot and killed while sitting on his grandmother's porch Wednesday night.

The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating the shooting death of Anthony Johnson, 23. The shooting happened on Plank Road around 7 p.m.

"I'm numb to the fact; I can't show any emotion, because I just don't know," said Latisha Crawford, the victim's cousin. "I just can't imagine our family functions without him. I just don't understand."

Crawford added Johnson was at the house to watch after his grandmother.

Detectives don't have any suspects or motives.

Anyone with any information on the shooting is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.

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