BRPD investigating deadly shooting on Prescott Rd., ‘shooter released pending further investigation’

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – 29-year-old Artrell Conner, of 3773 Platt Dr. was apparently killed after pointing a gun at someone, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

That someone shot back and Conner was pronounced dead at the scene.

BRPD says the deadly shooting took place “at 5617 Prescott Rd. around 10:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 28.”

The shooter was let go by detectives as the investigation into this deadly shooting remains ongoing.

If you have any information that could help detectives in this case, please call the Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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