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Police identify man killed in apartment shooting; woman jumped from 2nd floor to escape gunfire

3 years 6 months 2 days ago Thursday, August 20 2020 Aug 20, 2020 August 20, 2020 6:14 AM August 20, 2020 in Crime
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - An incident at an apartment complex off Florida Boulevard has left one man dead and a woman injured early Thursday morning.

The shooting happened around 5 a.m. at Chateau De Ville Condominiums in the 680 block of Sharp Lane.

BRPD says when they arrived on scene they found the man dead and a woman with leg injuries. The woman reportedly heard the gunshots and jumped from a second-story apartment window to escape the gunfire.

Police identified the man killed as Charles Slan, 30.

A resident told WBRZ, she was woken up by someone knocking. When she opened the door, the woman was on the ground with a broken leg. She told the neighbor that her boyfriend went to answer the door when she heard a gunshot and jumped.

Baton Rouge Police is leading the investigation, as this is a developing story.

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