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Man shot in neck, police searching for purple van

3 years 9 months 3 weeks ago July 31, 2013 Jul 31, 2013 Wednesday, July 31 2013 July 31, 2013 4:24 PM in News
Source: Baton Rouge Police
By: Russell Jones

BATON ROUGE - Police said they're looking for two men in a purple minivan after a drug deal where one person was shot in the neck in Baton Rouge.

Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said a 23-year-old man was shot at an apartment on Carolyn Sue around 3:10 p.m. Wednesday.

Investigators said the victim and two others were in an argument over drugs when the shooting happened. Two other men at the apartment were last seen fleeing in a purple minivan.

McKneely said the victim was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Anyone with information about this shooting should call the Violent Crimes Unit at (225) 389-4869.


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