23-year-old man shot to death on the front porch of his home

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 11:51am

A 23-year-old man was shot to death last night while sitting on the front porch of his home in the 70802 area.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that the incident occurred shortly after 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9. We’re told the victim, Emanuel W. Hicks, was shot multiple times at his home located on East Washington Street.

Hicks was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators have not yet determined a motive or suspect for this shooting.

If you know anything about this incident call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867). You can also text your tip to CRIMES (274637). Include CS225 at the beginning of your message.

As of this incident, the Baton Rouge Police Department has investigated 17 homicide cases in 2013. Three of those were listed as negligent homicide, one was self-defense, and another was a suspect who was shot and killed by police officers. So far 9 of the 17 investigations have been closed. The remaining incidents are active with no motive or suspect listed at this time.


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