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BRPD investigating deadly wrench attack

3 years 1 month 3 weeks ago September 02, 2013 Sep 2, 2013 Monday, September 02 2013 September 02, 2013 3:34 PM in News
Source: Baton Rouge Police Department
By: Russell Jones

BATON ROUGE - Police said they're investigating the death of a Zachary man killed after he was confronted in someone else's car.

Lt. Don Kelly with Baton Rouge Police said Jerry Sheppard, 47, died Friday from his injuries.

Kelly said Sheppard was found in someone else's parked car early Thursday morning in the 3000 block of Lorraine Street. Police said Sheppard got into a fight with the man who found him, and the man hit Sheppard in the head with a wrench.

Sheppard was taken to Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, and died the next day.

Kelly said no charges have been filed, but the investigation is continuing.

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