Victim of Fairchild St. shooting dies at area hospital
BATON ROUGE - Police confirmed that a man who was shot earlier Wednesday in the 1600 block of Fairchild Street has died at an area hospital.
Investigators are now looking into the shooting death of 23-year-old Reginald Lee who was shot in the chest by his 23-year-old girlfriend at their residence around 1:25 p.m.
Police said the man was taken to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.
The girlfriend is being detained for questioning at this time, but a motive has yet to be established.
Neighbors at the scene of the shooting said the couple had just recently moved into the residence on Fairchild Street where the shooting happened.
Anyone with information on the shooting is urged to contact the BRPD Violent Crimes Unit at (225) 389-4869.