Authorities investigating deadly shooting on Ozark Street

Authorities investigating deadly shooting on Delaware Street

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Officials with the Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD) say they are investigating a shooting that left one man dead on the morning of Thursday, Jan. 21.

Sgt. Don Coppola Jr., a department spokesperson, says officers responded to reports of a shooting around 10 a.m. in the 3900 block of Ozark Street.

Investigators found Jeremey McQuarter, 25, lying in the front yard of a home and suffering from a gunshot wound.

Coppola said McQuarter died from his injuries at the scene.

The case remains under investigation.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact BRPD’s Violent Crimes Unit at 225-389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867.

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