UPDATE: 6 individuals shot, 2 dead in Florida Blvd parking lot shooting

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Police say the shooting took place in a parking lot on the 7100 block of Florida Boulevard during an argument between partygoers leaving a nearby venue.

Detectives said a total of six victims were shot, two of which died as a result. The four other victims were taken to a local hospital and are expected to survive.

Detectives report 25-year-old Kyren Walton and 20-year-old Ladarius Alexander died from injuries sustained from gunfire.

BRPD says the shooting suspects are unknown.

Police urge anyone with information about this shooting to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 225-389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867.


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that left two individuals dead and three injured.

Police report that the shooting happened at the 7100 block of Florida Boulevard at around 2 a.m. Saturday, June 19.

This is a developing story.

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