BRPD ID’s man shot to death on South 17th St. BRPD ID’s man shot to death on South 17th St. Advocate staff report July 12, 2014 Comments Travis Jones, 22 of 1860 Blvd De Province, was the Baton Rouge man shot to death Thursday night in the 200 block of South 17th Street, police announced at 9:05 a.m. Friday. “The details surrounding the death of Jones are unclear at this time,” police spokesman Cpl. Don Coppola Jr. said in a press release. An earlier release from Capt. Joseph Colar described officers finding the body laying in the roadway with what what appeared to be gunshot wounds. Jones died at the scene. Contact the Violent Crimes Unit at (225) 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.