Lamar employee shot in Corporate Blvd. HQ parking lot by ex with history of domestic violence
BATON ROUGE- An employee of Lamar Advertising was shot in the parking lot of the company's Corporate Blvd. headquarters as she arrived to work Monday morning.
The victim, a woman, then drove herself to the hospital.
The woman was shot by a man she was acquainted with. The man, identified as Vincent Parker, 56, of Ave. G, later shot and killed himself, police said.
Police described it as a domestic attempted murder-suicide.
The victim, who was not identified, sustained non life-threatening injuries from the first shooting.
Parker, according to court records, had arrests and convictions for domestic abuse dating back as far as 1994, WBRZ uncovered. He was scheduled to appear in court last Thursday for an arraignment in a domestic abuse case involving the woman he shot Monday.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Busy week for Ascension teachers getting classrooms ready for Monday
School uniform stores taking hit with new online learning model, increase in...
Central Community Schools welcome students back from summer vaca
Central Community Schools welcomes limited number of students to first day of...
Victim of deadly shooting on Sherwood Street Identified