THIS IS A FOX44 NEWS UPDATE: The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that Joshua Edward Dixon, 19, turned himself in this morning. Dixon is accused of shooting and killing Jarret Deshawn Lacey on Dec. 12, 2011. Dixon has been charged with Second Degree Murder and Illegal Use of a Weapon.
ORIGINAL STORY (12-12-11) — The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating the shooting death of a 22-year old man. The incident happened around noon on Monday, Dec. 12.
Detectives say Jarret Lacey, 22, of Baton Rouge was found shot to death in the front yard of Bellonia Street.
Witnesses say they saw a young man running from the scene shortly after the sound of gun shots began.
Police say they have no motive for the crime at this time. If you have any information regarding this incident, call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867).