Officials identify man killed in Baker double shooting
BAKER - A Monday night shooting at a mobile home park in Baker left one man dead and a second man injured.
The man who lost his life in the gunfire has been identified by the East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office as 56-year-old Leon Washington.
Baker Police said the incident that led to Washington's death occurred just off Main Street on Azaela Avenue around 9:45 p.m.
Authorities confirmed that when they arrived they found Washington and a second man suffering from gunshot wounds.
Officers performed first aid until paramedics arrived. But Washington was pronounced deceased at the scene of the shooting, the other man was rushed to a local hospital in critical condition.
Police said neither have any suspects nor has a motive been identified.
This article will be updated as authorities proceed with their investigation into the tragic incident.
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