BRPD investigates fatal Saturday night shooting on Gus Young Avenue


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating a shooting on Gus Young Avenue that killed one man and left another in critical condition Saturday night.

The shooting, which occurred around 8 p.m. in the 4800 block of Gus Young Avenue, resulted in the death of 34-year-old Jerome Kinchen of 1041 N. 46th Street. A 22-year-old man was also struck by gunfire and was transported to a hospital with life threatening injuries, according to BRPD spokesman Sgt. Don Coppola Jr.

Those with information about the shooting can call BRPD’s Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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