Former BREC commissioner fatally shot outside home in Pride

Source: WAFB
Source: WAFB
Source: WAFB
Source: WAFB

PRIDE, LA (WAFB) - The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office responded to a fatal shooting in Pride Tuesday night.

Deputies were called out to the 15000 block of Port Hudson-Pride Rd. around 5:45 p.m. Tuesday evening in reference to a man shot while outside his home. The man, Carroll Breeden, 66, was pronounced dead on the scene. Breeden was a former Baton Rouge Park and Recreation Commissioner (BREC), a spokesperson with BREC confirmed Tuesday night.

Breeden was a commissioner from 2001 to 2007.

Anyone with information in this incident is asked to call EBRSO at 225-389-5000 or to call Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867. They are offering a cash reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest.

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