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Two injured in overnight shooting on Avis Ave.

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BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police say one person has died following a late night a double shooting.

The incident was reported in the 9400 block of Avis Avenue just before 11:15 p.m. Both victims were transported to a local hospital.

According to a police spokesperson, the deceased victim was shot multiple times in the torso. He as been identified as 41-year-old Loney Taylor.

The second victim, who was shot in the legs and torso, is expected to survive. 

Police have not identified a suspect or motive at this time. 

Anyone with information on this shooting incident is urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869.


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