Man kills estranged wife then turns gun on himself

Friday, June 8, 2012 - 10:00am

East Baton Rouge Sheriff's detectives are investigating a shooting that left two dead and one seriously injured this morning at approximately 4:00 in the 2000 block of Magazine Drive.

Detectives believe that Rouche Coleman, 38, shot and killed his estranged wife Kesia Coleman, 35, and seriously injured her juvenile son before shooting and killing himself.

According to reports, Kesia called the Sheriff's Office at approximately 4:00 a.m. in reference to a suspicious person entering her home on Magazine Drive. During the call, deputies heard what could have been shots fired, and at some point Kesia stopped responding to deputies. Deputies on scene made entry into the home and found the two deceased and third injured.

This incident is still under investigation.


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