BRPD: Shooting victim inside crashed vehicle

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Posted: Jan 8, 2011 10:20 AM by Russell Jones
Source: Baton Rouge Police Department

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BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating another murder in Baton Rouge after finding the victim inside a pickup that crashed into a house.

Officers were called to 2743 Andover Street around 9 p.m. Friday after a truck crashed into a house at that address. They found a red pickup had crashed part of the way through the front of the house; no one in the house was injured.

Investigators said the driver, a 71-year-old male, was dead in the vehicle with a gunshot wound in his upper body. Homicide detectives were called out and began an investigation.

Anyone with information about this murder should call the BRPD Homicide Division at (225) 389-4869.

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