Police investigate fatal afternoon shooting on N. 31st Street

Victim identified in N. 31st St. shooting

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Baton Rouge Police officers are investigating a fatal shooting that happened around 4:15 p.m. in the 2700 block of North 31st Street.

Officials with Baton Rouge Police say 23-year-old Darius Johnson was found shot in the backyard of his home. He died on the scene from his injuries.

Police say there are no suspects or motives at this time.

Anyone with information about the fatal shooting is urged to call the Violent Crimes Unit at (225) 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.

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