Victim in Tuesday shooting on Scotland Avenue succumbs to injuries; charges upgraded for suspect
BATON ROUGE - Representatives with the Baton Rouge Police Department have announced the arrest of a 34-year-old Baton Rouge man for his role in a Tuesday night shooting near the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport.
Kevin Tasker Jr. was arrested for allegedly shooting Van Vaughn, 50, within the 10600 block of Scotland Avenue around 9 p.m. that evening.
Vaughn was transported to a local hospital where he died, BRPD announced on Friday.
According to authorities, Tasker has been arrested and his charge was upgraded to second-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon.
Police add that the motive for the shooting is unknown at this time and their investigation into the case remains ongoing.
The investigation is ongoing.