Update: Baton Rouge Police detectives say a man found dead in a yard Tuesday morning was tied to drug activity.
Police said 25-year-old Jermiquec Goings was found in the 3000 block of Crestwood Street, lying in a yard dead from apparent gunshot wounds around 7:11am Tuesday morning.
The suspect is unknown at this time. Police believe this shooting might have occurred during some type of drug activity.
Anyone with information relative to this shooting is urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.
BATON ROUGE, La. (NBC Local 33)(Fox 44) – Authorities are investigating the case of a body found in someone’s front yard Tuesday morning.
Baton Rouge Police say the body was discovered in the 3000 block of Crestwood Street off Coursey Boulevard around 7:00 a.m. with gunshot wounds.
The name of the victim, as well as how many gunshot wounds and cause of death, haven’t been released yet.
Neighbors who spoke with NBC Local 33/Fox 44 say they heard gunshots late Monday night and shortly after, police canvassing the area.
This marks the fifth shooting-related death in the Baton Rouge area since the weekend.
Three people were shot dead Saturday, November 9th and one other person on Sunday, November 10th.