One dead, two others injured in Jefferson Avenue shooting

One dead, two others injured in Jefferson Avenue shooting
Baton Rouge Police Department unit and crime scene tape. (Source: WAFB)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Baton Rouge Police Detectives are investigating a shooting on Jefferson Avenue that left one dead and two others injured.

According to detectives, they are investigating the shooting death of Trike Kelly, 34, and the shooting injuries to a 31-year-old male and 37-year-old female in the 2300 block of Jefferson Ave. Officials state the shooting occurred around 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 5.

Officials state that Kelly died at the scene from gunshot injuries. The other shooting victims fled the scene in a vehicle seeking help.

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The 31-year-old victim and the 37-year-old victim were transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The motive and suspect(s) are unknown at this time.

Anyone with information on this shooting is urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867(STOP)

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