Investigation underway into deadly overnight shooting involving forced entry


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Baton Rouge Police Department was called to the scene of a deadly shooting overnight.

25-year-old Morris Harvey, Jr. “was shot and killed last night around midnight at 1315 Bob Pettit Blvd.,” according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

Harvey was shot multiple times after forcefully entering an apartment at the listed address.

The 25-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators questioned “the shooter and several witnesses,” according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

The investigation into this deadly shooting remains open.

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