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Police identify Baker shooting victim

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Posted: Aug 25, 2011 5:28 PM by Russell Jones
Updated: Aug 25, 2011 6:41 PM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: baker, shooting, Joshua, Weathersby, murder, gun, shot

BAKER - Police have identified the man found shot to death this morning in Baker.

Chief Mike Knapps said Joshua Troy Weathersby, 19, of Baker was found this morning lying in the wood line just west of the railroad tracks off Ray Weiland Drive.

Knapps said Weathersby appears to have died from a single gunshot wound, and was possibly killed between 7 and 8 p.m. Wednesday night.

Investigators have not determined a motive for this killing, and are asking anyone with information to call them at (225) 775-6000.

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