Police release identity of man killed in Convention Street shooting

BRPD reveals identity of man shot, killed on Convention Street

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Officials released the identity of a man killed in a Monday morning shooting on Convention Street.

According to a release from the Baton Rouge Police Department, Robert Davis, 47, was shot and killed at around 5 a.m. in the 1300 block of Convention Street at the intersection of North 13 Street. The intersection is near the Greyhound bus station.

The coroner’s office was on scene just after 7 a.m. Davis was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said Davis was found in yard of a vacant house.

Right now, police have not identified suspects and or the motive of the shooting.

Anyone with information is urged to call the BRPD Violent Crimes Units at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

Police say one male victim was found laying next to this house. (Source: WAFB)
Police say one male victim was found laying next to this house. (Source: WAFB)
The Coroner's office arrived just after 7:15 a.m. (Source: WAFB)
The Coroner's office arrived just after 7:15 a.m. (Source: WAFB)

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