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Police identify suspect wanted for Plank Road tire shop shooting

10 months 4 days 6 hours ago Thursday, November 17 2016 Nov 17, 2016 November 17, 2016 4:01 PM November 17, 2016 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE – BRPD has released the identity of a suspect who is wanted for the shooting death of a man at a tire shop on Plank Road that occurred last week.

21-year-old Curtis Lee Brown is wanted for first degree murder and armed robbery.

A BRPD spokesperson says 25-year-old Jonathan Sam was found shot to death near G&T Tires at the corner of Plank Road and Erie, where he worked. Detectives believe that Sam was shot after trying to intervene while a customer of the shop was being robbed.

Anyone with information on Brown's whereabouts is urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at  225-389-4869.

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