Victim of deadly shooting found near O’Neal Lane; EBRSO investigating
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - A body was discovered in Baton Rouge early Thursday, Sept. 15, a spokeswoman with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office confirmed.
The sheriff’s office later identified the victim as Erion Franklin, 20.
According to EBRSO, deputies responded to a call around 6:25 a.m. about a dead person on Yorkfield Drive near King Bradford Drive off O’Neal Lane.
Detectives said the victim was found lying on the ground in the courtyard area with a gunshot wound.
EBRSO is still investigating.
Anyone with information should call the sheriff’s office at 389-5000 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 344-STOP.
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