Police ID victim in deadly College Drive shooting
BATON ROUGE - Police are searching for two people after a shooting in a parking lot of a strip mall at the corner of College Drive and Corporate Boulevard.
Baton Rouge Police said 27-year-old George Reusch Jr. died after he was shot while sitting in his vehicle.
Investigators said the shooting happened in the parking lot of the Esplanade shopping center around 7:30 p.m. Monday. The victim's vehicle smashed through a fence between the parking lot and College Drive. The Jeep came to a rest after crashing into a truck in the highway.
College Drive was closed immediately after the shooting and travel lanes headed toward Corporate remain closed from I-10 to Corporate.
Police said two black men were seen running from the scene, one slim and one heavy-set. One man was wearing a white shirt, blue jeans and a baseball cap. The heavier man was wearing a black shirt.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Deadly shooting reported at gas station on Sherwood Forest Boulevard overnight
Baton Rouge organization does their part to help a country in need
'Construction is imminent' in portion of EBR flood reduction project
BRPD hosts anti-crime walk in an effort to reduce rising violence
Private ditch that provided drainage filled in, neighbor now worried over flooding...
LSU women's hoops needs a team effort to win
Tiger baseball coach Jay Johnson talks season prep
Wait for mobile betting is nearly over in sportsman's paradise; Wagering operators...
Southern women keep rolling, down Valley 67-58
Liberty Basketball emerging as one of the best teams in the state