BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD)- Detectives with the Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD) were called to a fatal shooting, Monday (December 19) morning around 9:30 a.m.

According to BRPD Detectives, the deceased has been identified as 28-year-old Timothy Stewart.

BRPD says the deadly incident unfolded at 2879 Dougherty Drive where police believe Stewart was shot to death after engaging in a physical altercation with an unknown suspect inside of a business.

According to authorities, Stewart passed away at the scene of the crime.

At this time, detectives are still working to determine both the identity of the suspect and the suspect’s motive.

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.