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CRIME STOPPERS: BRPD needs help solving homicide from Feb. 2021

Joshua Mason was killed in a shooting on Denham Street in Baton Rouge on Feb. 20, 2021.
Joshua Mason was killed in a shooting on Denham Street in Baton Rouge on Feb. 20, 2021.(Crime Stoppers)
Published: Jan. 6, 2022 at 2:11 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 6, 2022 at 2:13 PM CST
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Police Department is asking for the public’s help in solving a deadly shooting that happened in February 2021.

Investigators identified the victim as Joshua Mason, 34.

RELATED: BRPD investigating deadly overnight shooting on Denham Street

According to police, officers responded to reports of a shooting at an apartment complex on Denham Street, which is off Plank Road between Airline Highway and Hollywood Street, around 1:45 a.m. on Feb. 20, 2021.

BRPD added Mason was found in the parking lot of the complex suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. He later died at the scene.

Investigators believe Mason was asking about a group of people hanging outside of his apartment just before he was shot.

If you have any information on who shot Mason and why, you are urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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