BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – One person was pronounced dead at the scene and another was transported to a local hospital in stable condition after an early morning shooting on West McKinley Street.
The Baton Rouge Police Department confirmed that a 27-year-old man was killed in the shooting which took place at approximately 12:45 a.m. on Monday, May 22.
The coroner’s office identified Tony Sawyer as the victim killed in the shooting.
BRPD also confirmed that an altercation led to the shooting.
An investigation into this deadly shooting remains open and anyone with information that could help investigators is asked to call the Violent Crimes Unit at (225) 389- 4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.