Shooting in Baker leaves one dead, another injured

Published: Sep. 27, 2021 at 11:02 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 28, 2021 at 8:53 AM CDT
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BAKER, La. (WAFB) - Baker Police responded to a reported shooting on West Azalea Avenue on Monday, Sept. 27.

Police Chief Carl Dunn said it happened around 9:45 p.m.

EMS stated that one person suffered gunshot wounds and later died at the scene and another was transported to a local hospital, the victim’s condition remains unknown at this time.

The East Baton Rouge Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Leon Washington, 56.

Chief Dunn stated that detectives have not yet identified a suspect.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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