Victim identified in shooting near downtown Baton Rouge

BRPD investigating deadly shooting on Convention Street near downtown

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Officials have identified a man shot and killed on Sept. 9 in a shooting near downtown Baton Rouge.

Crews were called to the scene on Convention near 12th Street around 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9.

A witness says he heard two gunshots and saw the victim fall to the ground.

Seconds later, he says the shooter stood over the victim and fired “five or six more shots” into his body.

Daryl Chaney, 45, of Baton Rouge was found near the roadway suffering from gunshot wounds. Chaney died at the scene.

The gunman ran from the scene and was not apprehended.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit a 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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