BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — Baton Rouge Police are investigating two shootings that occurred around 3:00 p.m. near Highland Rd. The first shooting occurred at Highland Rd and West Grant. The victim from that shooting suffered serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital.
The second victim was shot and killed while standing in the front yard of a vacant house in the 260 block of West Polk St.
These shootings are believed to be connected.
Anyone with information in this incident is urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at (225) 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867).