Overnight shootings leave two men dead

Separate overnight shootings left two men dead, the Baton Rouge Police Department said Thursday.

Elbert Marshall, 29, 1737 La Annie Dr, died Thursday morning after he was shot just after 2 a.m. Thursday in the parking lot of 12254 La Margie Drive, said L’Jean McKneely, a Baton Rouge police spokesman.

In an earlier shooting, officers responded at 10:47 p.m. Wednesday to reports of a shooting at Scenic Highway and Mulberry Street where they found a man with a head injury lying face down on the sidewalk.

The victim was unresponsive and pronounced dead at the scene, Capt. Ronald Norman said in a press release.

Police didn’t report any motives or suspects in the cases.

Contact the Violent Crime Division at (225) 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867 with information.