BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The East Baton Rouge (EBR) Coroner’s Office confirmed Sunday (December 4) that a man was shot and killed earlier that morning.

According to detectives with the Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD), the deceased individual has been identified as 35-year-old Gene Scott.

BRPD says it was around 11 a.m. Sunday, when Scott was shot and killed at 6069 St. Katherine Avenue.

According to detectives, the motive and suspect are unknown at this time.

Anyone with information related to this shooting is urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at (225) 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.