74°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Thu
87°
67°
20%
Fri
86°
57°
20%
Sat
75°
51°
40%

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

Man shot and killed after opening apartment door in Baton Rouge

2 years ago Sunday, January 13, 2013 6:29:22 PM CST January 13, 2013 Sunday, January 13 2013 Jan 13, 2013 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE- A man who answered his apartment door this evening was gunned down just before 6:30pm.  It happened at 12400 Jefferson Highway which is near Airline Highway.

Sheriff's Deputies said the man was transported to a hospital where he died.  He has been identified as 41-year-old Ellis Banks.

Investigators believe he answered a knock at the door, and that's when someone opened fire.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to contact EBRSO at 389-5000.

News 2 has a crew on the scene and will have more tonight on News 2 at 10.

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
5 Days
Radar
Today
74°
66°
Thu
AM Clouds / PM Sun
87°
67°
Fri
Partly Cloudy
86°
57°
Sat
AM Showers
75°
51°
Sun
PM Showers
77°
64°