Man found dead in apartment on S Sherwood Forest Blvd. identified

Witnesses say a man was found shot to death at this apartment complex on South Sherwood Forest Boulevard. (Source: WAFB)
Witnesses say a man was found shot to death at this apartment complex on South Sherwood Forest Boulevard. (Source: WAFB)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly shooting that happened Monday morning.

According to deputies, a man was found dead at an apartment complex on S Sherwood Forest Blvd. near Coursey Blvd. shortly after 8:30 a.m. It appears he died of at least one gunshot wound.

Deputies were contacted contacted by the victim's roommate to perform a welfare check.

The victim has been identified as Jonathan Joseph Besson, 29.

Investigators have not yet identified a suspect or established a motive for the shooting.

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