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Person killed in shooting off N. Sherwood Thursday

Person killed in shooting off N. Sherwood Thursday

Posted 10:57 AM 10/28/2021 by WBRZ News

BATON ROUGE - Authorities are responding to a reported shooting.

The situation is on West Catalpa Street off N Sherwood Forest. The Baton Rouge Police Department confirmed that it appeared one person was killed.

No other details surrounding the shooting were immediately available. 

The situation comes amid a wave of violence, including recent killings that broke the homicide record in East Baton Rouge. 

10/26/2021

Alabama man convicted in Louisiana on child porn charges

Alabama man convicted in Louisiana on child porn charges

Posted 7:34 PM 10/26/2021 by Associated Press

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A federal jury in Louisiana convicted an Alabama man on Tuesday of creating child pornography by coercing a girl under age 12 to send him sexually explicit images of herself.

William Malone, 45, of Mobile, was convicted in Lafayette on five counts of producing (More)

10/25/2021

Man arrested in fatal North 36th Street stabbing

Man arrested in fatal North 36th Street stabbing

Posted 7:50 PM 10/25/2021 by Paula Jones

BATON ROUGE  - Detectives with the Baton Rouge Police Department made an arrest in the case of a man who was found stabbed to death in his N. 36th Street home on Saturday morning.

Police say investigators discovered 59-year-old Gerald Taylor's body while they were performing a (More)

10/26/2021

One killed in double-shooting outside Holiday Inn

Posted 11:17 AM 10/26/2021 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - A shooting in a hotel parking lot left one person dead and a second person wounded Monday morning.

Baton Rouge Police responded to a shooting at the Holiday Inn on Airline around 9 a.m. and the coroner was called to the scene shortly afterward.

Officers identified the (More)

10/22/2021

Interstate police pursuit ends in Port Allen

Interstate police pursuit ends in Port Allen

Posted 7:32 PM 10/22/2021 by Paula Jones

WEST BATON ROUGE  - Louisiana State Police have captured a suspect who led them on a vehicular pursuit Friday morning.

State Police say the chase began in West Baton Rouge when authorities spotted a driver in a stolen vehicle on I-10 East and attempted to pull the driver over.

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10/21/2021

Seven arrested in drug bust at Ascension Parish home

Seven arrested in drug bust at Ascension Parish home

Posted 3:16 PM 10/21/2021 by WBRZ Staff

ST. AMANT - Several people were arrested this week after deputies raided a home in Ascension Parish and found a variety of illegal drugs. 

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said the arrests happened after deputies executed a search warrant Sunday at the property along Gold Place (More)

10/22/2021

Police looking for woman accused of helping juvie jail escapee evade authorities

Posted 1:01 PM 10/24/2021 by Jeremy Krail

Editor's note: A Baton Rouge Police Department spokesman on Friday afternoon said that Holloman was in custody. The BRPD later said Holloman had not yet been arrested and attributed the error to a department communications mix-up.

BATON ROUGE -  Investigators (More)

10/20/2021

Boyfriend allegedly shot, killed Southern University student while she was in bed

Posted 3:08 AM 10/21/2021 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - A 19-year-old woman was allegedly killed by her boyfriend at their Burbank Drive apartment Tuesday afternoon. 

Shayla James was shot shortly before 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at The Oliver apartments. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said she was found dead at the scene of (More)

10/19/2021

Police make arrest in deadly shooting on La Annie Drive

Posted 8:33 AM 10/19/2021 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - An arrest has been made in a Monday evening homicide, police say.

Detectives with the Baton Rouge Police Department were called to 1737 La Annie Drive around 7:30 p.m. Monday in regards to a (More)

10/18/2021

Mail worker held at gunpoint, sprayed with mace during robbery in Spanish Town

Mail worker held at gunpoint, sprayed with mace during robbery in Spanish Town

Posted 6:20 PM 10/18/2021 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - A mail person was sprayed with mace and robbed in broad daylight while making deliveries in the Spanish Town area.

According to a search warrant, the attack happened before 4:30 p.m. Oct. 6 near the intersection of N 8th Street and North Street. 

The victim told (More)

10/17/2021

Man found shot, killed in bar parking lot overnight

Man found shot, killed in bar parking lot overnight

Posted 6:41 PM 10/17/2021 by Trey Schmaltz

BATON ROUGE - A 25-year-old man was found dead in the parking lot of Lake Sherwood Mall at the corner of Sherwood Forest and Coursey Blvd. late Saturday.

Police said Jamal Dunn of Donaldsonville was killed.

Dunn was killed during a shooting in the parking lot around 10:30 p.m.

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10/16/2021

Man found shot and killed on W Brookstown Drive overnight

Man found shot and killed on W Brookstown Drive overnight

Posted 6:31 AM 10/16/2021 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - A 35-year-old man died in a shooting on W. Brookstown Drive Friday night.

Baton (More)

10/15/2021

Woman arrested months after deadly wreck, was driving with suspended license

Woman arrested months after deadly wreck, was driving with suspended license

Posted 5:36 PM 10/15/2021 by WBRZ Staff

KILLIAN - A woman has been charged months after a deadly wreck that happened over the summer.

On Friday, the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said Kelli Lemoine was arrested on charges related to the July 18 crash on the Killian Bridge. 

Investigators determined Lemoine lost (More)

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