29-year-old man fatally shot during apparent robbery at Vel Rose Motel, BRPD says

Victim shot, killed at motel

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - A 29-year-old man was shot and killed at a motel Friday morning, BRPD said.

Officials say the shooting happened at the Vel Rose Motel, located at 4902 Airline Highway.

Joshua Turner, 29, was found inside a motel room dead after being shot.

The motive appears to be robbery, BRPD says. The suspect is unknown at this time.

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

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