Man shot and killed after opening apartment door in Baton Rouge

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Posted: Jan 13, 2013 8:29 PM by Chris Nakamoto
Updated: Jan 13, 2013 8:29 PM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: Shooting, Baton Rouge, 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.

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