Update: BRPD investigating attempted murder/suicide


Update: 3:05 p.m.

Baton Rouge Police detectives are investigating an apparent domestic attempted murder and suicide. Detectives said it started around 7:30am Monday at 5321 Corporate Blvd.

Detectives said it appears that 56-year-old Vincent Parker approached a 53-year-old woman he knew and began a verbal altercation which led to a struggle. Shortly after, the woman was shot. Detectives said she was able to drive herself to a local hospital. Her injuries appeared non-life threatening at this time.

Investigators said Parker was found about 20 minutes later at 376 Rivercrest Drive suffering from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.


The Baton Rouge Police Department was called to the 5300 block of Corporate Blvd. at approximately 7:25 a.m. on Monday, July 29.

The response was for a reported shooting and according to the Baton Rouge Police Department, “as of now no victim(s) have been located.” 

BRPD said, “apparently the victim arrived at a local hospital.”

This is a developing story and more information will be provided when it becomes available.  

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