Victim in trailer park shooting identified
PORT ALLEN - Sheriff Mike Cazes released the name Tuesday afternoon of a woman shot and killed at a West Baton Rouge trailer park.
Cazes said deputies found Kerry Palmer, 44, lying on the ground near her shot pet dog when they responed to reports of a shooting at Dude's Trailer Park Monday.
Investigators said she was taken to a hospital in critical condition, where she later died.
On Tuesday, Sheriff Cazes said investigators were still questioning people living in the area. He said detectives also sent evidence from the scene to the State Police Crime Lab for DNA and other forensic testing. Witnesses reported the male shooter fled the scene in a green pickup.
The sheriff asked anyone with information about the shooting to call the WBR Sheriff's Office at (225) 343-9234.
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