BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner’s Office was asked to respond to a shooting in the 3900 block of Geronimo Street, according to EMS. The Baton Rouge Police Department said a man was located near the roadway and homicide was notified around 5:15 a.m. That man has been identified as Vernon Mills, Jr., 35. Mills died at the scene after being shot multiple times.
BRPD is still searching for a motive and or suspect in connection with this deadly shooting.
The investigation remains ongoing and anyone with information that could help investigators is asked to call the Violent Crime Unit at (225) 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.