Woman shot, killed while sitting in her living room

Friday, January 11, 2013 - 2:26pm

A 26-year-old woman was killed last night after an unknown suspect fired a gun into her family home. Officials do not believe the woman was the intended target.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that the incident happened at a home on La Margie Road at shortly after 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10. We’re told the woman was in the home with two other adults and an infant.

Officials say the suspect fired shots into the living room and a bullet struck Shaquanan Jones, 26. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators have not yet established a motive or a 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.

This is the fourth reported homicides in the past four days in East Baton Rouge Parish.


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