BRPD: Man shot, killed inside parking garage
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating after a man was found dead inside of a parking garage on Highland Road.
Police identified the victim as Devanta Matthews, 28.
According to a spokesman with BRPD, the shooting happened before 10:30 p.m. at an apartment complex located at 3135 Highland Road near Aster Street.
Matthews was found dead from apparent gunshot wounds on the 2nd floor of a parking garage.
The LSU Police Department sent out an emergency alert around 11:55 p.m. Thursday that said, “Police on scene investigating reported shots fired near Highland at Aster. Avoid the area.”
Just after 1 a.m., authorities sent another alert stating, “There is no apparent threat to campus. Campus returning to normal operations.”
LSU confirmed the incident happened off campus.
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