1 dead, 1 injured in shooting at Cezanne Square Apts

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Police Department responded to a shooting Monday night in which one person was killed and another suffered injuries.

Officials identified the victim who died as Armajae Smith, 17. They said the other victim, identified only as a 28-year-old man, suffered injuries not considered life-threatening.

It happened at the Cezanne Square Apartments on Cezanne Avenue around 10 p.m.

Police said Smith was found lying on the sidewalk suffering from gunshot wounds. They added he pronounced dead at the scene and the other victim was taken to the hospital.

Detectives have not yet identified suspects or established a motive in the shooting.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about what happened is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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