Early morning fatal shooting on Staring Lane

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 10:56am

UPDATE: Police have identified a victim in the shooting on Staring Lane. The deceased male is Colin Ross, 22, of Covington. The second victim who was shot in the chest and is being treated at a local hospital, has not been identified. Police say drugs were involved in this crime, which were located at the scene.

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — Shortly after midnight Baton Rouge Police Officers responded to a call of shots fired. When they arrived on scene, they found two men in a parking lot on Staring Lane who had been shot.

Upon arrival on Wednesday, Aug. 10, Officers found a 23-year-old male injured from a gun shot wound. Shortly thereafter, they found a 22-year-old male inside a vehicle in the same parking lot. He had also been shot, but was deceased.

At this time Detectives have no motive for the shooting. If you know anything about this incident, call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP, or the Homicide Division at (225) 389-4869.


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