One injured, one dead in two separate Sunday night shootings - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

One injured, one dead in two separate Sunday night shootings

The scene at the Government Street shooting (Source: Leah Ellsworth/WAFB) The scene at the Government Street shooting (Source: Leah Ellsworth/WAFB)
The scene on Skysail Avenue (Source: Leah Ellsworth/WAFB) The scene on Skysail Avenue (Source: Leah Ellsworth/WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Baton Rouge authorities are looking for suspects in two separate Sunday night shootings. A shooting on Skysail Avenue is now considered a homicide after the victim died.

Deputies with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office were called to the 8000 block of Skysail Avenue around 9 p.m. When they arrived, they found a man critically wounded and unresponsive. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. E

Neighbors say that they heard several gunshots, and the victim was found next to his house.The investigation continues.  

Around the same time, Baton Rouge police say that a woman was shot in the leg near the 3500 block of Government Street off of Lovers Lane. Witnesses at the scene say the victim was driving by and was hit by a bullet. The suspect was able to escape the scene, the investigation is ongoing.

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