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Shooting on Gus Young Avenue leaves one man dead, another in critical condition

A 23-year-old man died at the scene from gunshot wounds, while a 26-year-old man was taken to the hospital where he remains in critical condition.
Published: Jun. 11, 2022 at 9:58 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 11, 2022 at 4:49 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting that occurred Saturday morning, June 11, on Gus Young Avenue.

A spokesman with BRPD says the shooting happened around 9:40 a.m. in the 4400 block of Gus Young Avenue, not far from N. Foster Drive.

According to BRPD, investigators believe the two victims were standing outside the business when gunshots were fired.

A spokesman with BRPD says the shooting happened in the 4400 block of Gus Young Avenue, not far...
A spokesman with BRPD says the shooting happened in the 4400 block of Gus Young Avenue, not far from N. Foster Drive.(WAFB)

Tramaine Phillips Sr., 23, died at the scene from gunshot wounds while the second victim, a 26-year-old man, was taken to the hospital where he remains in critical condition, according to police.

Anyone with information should contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

A possible suspect or motive is unknown at this time.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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

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