One dead after second fatal shooting in about 3 hours; identity of victim released

EBR murder count tops 100 in 2017
Updated: Dec. 29, 2017 at 9:26 PM CST
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Fatal shooting reported on Georgia Street (Source: WAFB)
Fatal shooting reported on Georgia Street (Source: WAFB)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Police Department responded to a fatal shooting on Georgia Street near E Buchanan Street Friday evening.

The call went out just before 6 p.m. on Friday, December 29. Officials say one victim is dead. BRPD identified the victim as Titus Ware, 35. They say he was found in the living room of his home suffering from gunshot wounds. Ware died on scene.

This is the second fatal shooting reported Friday night. A man was shot and killed at Prestige Beauty Salon earlier in the day.

There are no suspects at this time. Anyone with information should contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 225-389-4869 or call Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867.

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