2 dead, 1 hurt in 2 separate shootings in BR
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Two people are dead and one person was taken to the hospital after two separate shootings in Baton Rouge late Sunday night into Monday morning.
A spokesman with the Baton Rouge Police Department confirmed a 27-year-old man was found dead on West McKinley Street near Nicholson Drive around 12:45 a.m. Monday, May 22.
The name of the 27-year-old will be released once family members have been notified.
A second victim was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.
Police said an altercation that led to the shooting on West McKinley Street.
Baton Rouge police responded to another deadly shooting in the 12000 block of Province Place near Old Hammond Highway around 10:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 21.
Police identified the victim of the Province Place shooting as Abel Palomares, 28.
According to police, Palomares was shot after having an argument with an unidentified male suspect.
Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.
Baton Rouge police also responded to several reported shootings on the evening of Saturday, May 20, and the morning of Sunday, May 21.
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