BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting that took place on Dutton Ave. late Wednesday night.

Sheldon Gales, 21, of Baton Rouge was shot and killed in the 5500 block of Dutton Ave. around 10:15 p.m.

Gales was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation into this deadly shooting remains open.

If you have any information that could help investigators, please call the Violent Crimes Unit at (225) 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.