Baton Rouge man shot to death inside his home

Baton Rouge man shot to death inside his home

POSTED: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 11:30am

UPDATED: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 11:34am

A Baton Rouge man was shot and killed at his home shortly after midnight.

The Baton Rouge Police Department was called to a home on Jefferson Street on Tuesday, Nov. 27. When officers arrived they found the victim, Shermaine Matthews, 28, lying inside his home, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Witnesses reported seeing a black male running from the scene. However, they did not see what direction he fled.

Investigators have not yet determined a motive for this shooting.

If you know anything about this incident call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867). You can also text your tip to CRIMES (274637). Include CS225 at the beginning of your message.

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