Woman found dead after early morning shooting; victim identified

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Investigators with the Baton Rouge Police Department responded to the scene of a shooting where one woman reportedly died.

The incident happened on Cristy Drive shortly before 5 a.m. on Thursday, April 12. The neighborhood is located off Florida Boulevard near Sherwood Forest Boulevard.

According to District Attorney Hillar Moore, a woman was found in the roadway. She had been shot and was pronounced dead at the scene. BRPD later identified the woman as Stacy Gatlin, 34.

A possible suspect and motive has not yet been identified.

If you know anything about this incident, call Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867.

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