Photos: Fatal shooting, Brice Street

Baton Rouge police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead a few blocks north of the Garden District off Government Street.

First responders to the 200 block of Brice Street about noon pronounced one man dead at the scene, said Mike Chustz, a spokesman for East Baton Rouge Parish Emergency Medical Services.

Chustz said the man was shot multiple times.

The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner’s Office is on scene, and Dr. Beau Clark, the parish coroner, said an autopsy likely will be scheduled for tomorrow morning.

No other details were immediately available about the shooting.

Police ask anyone with information about this shooting (225) 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.

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