BRPD investigating fatal shooting on Tuscarora Street
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred near Tuscarora Street Saturday evening.
The shooting claimed the life of 20-year-old Darrious West.
BRPD officials said West was found behind a house in the 4000 block of Tuscarora St. around 9:18 p.m.
He suffered from gunshot injuries and died as a result at the scene, according to BRPD.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information relative to this shooting is urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869.
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