Baton Rouge Police identify victim in overnight Saturday shooting

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Baton Rouge Police Department Homicide detectives are investigating a deadly shooting that happened Saturday morning.

According to police spokesperson L’Jean McKneely, around 3:18 a.m. on Saturday, officers responded to a reported shooting in the 5200 block of Longfellow Drive. Upon arrival, officers found 23-year-old Daon Scott with multiple gunshot wounds. Scott was pronounced dead at the scene, police say.

Police say the motive and suspect(s) are still unknown at this time.

Anyone with information about this shooting is urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 225-389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 225-389-7867.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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