BRPD: 1 dead in shooting on Gus Young Avenue
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Officials with the Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD) say they are investigating a shooting that left one man dead on Monday, Nov. 29.
Police say they were called out to the 4400 block of Gus Young Avenue to a report of a shooting around 10:20 a.m.
Investigators say they found Joshua Shorter, 18, of Baton Rouge, in the driver’s seat of a vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds.
A department spokesperson said Shorter later died at the scene.
The case is being investigated as a homicide. Anyone with any information about this deadly shooting is asked to call BRPD’s Violent Crimes Unit at 225-389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867.
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