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1 killed in deadly shooting on Gardere Lane; EBRSO investigating

EBRSO says 42-year-old Roberto Marquez and another man were found near the sidewalk early Saturday morning. Marquez was dead.
Published: Jun. 11, 2022 at 7:06 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 11, 2022 at 8:56 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Deputies with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office are investigating what happened Saturday morning on Gardere Lane after a person was found dead, and another injured, on the side of the road.

Emergency officials report the shooting happened in the 2100 block of Gardere Lane, near Ned...
Emergency officials report the shooting happened in the 2100 block of Gardere Lane, near Ned Avenue.(WAFB)

Emergency officials report that a shooting happened around 6 a.m. in the 2100 block of Gardere Lane, near Ned Avenue.

A spokesman with EBRSO said that deputies received a call about two men down on the side of the road, and when they arrived on the scene, they found two men near the sidewalk along Gardere Lane.

Deputies with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office are investigating a deadly shooting early Saturday morning that left one person dead.

EMS transported one of the men to a local hospital for treatment, where he is now in stable condition, according to the sheriff’s office.

The second man, later identified as Roberto Marquez, 42, was found dead several yards away, closer to the intersection of Gardere Lane and Ned Avenue, according to the sheriff’s office.

Officials say the coroner will conduct an autopsy to determine Marquez’s cause of death.

The investigation is ongoing.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

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