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BRPD looking for shooting suspect

BRPD looking for shooting suspect

POSTED: Friday, August 17, 2012 - 3:00pm

UPDATED: Friday, August 17, 2012 - 3:04pm

A teen was found shot to death outside of his home in Baton Rouge last night.

On Thursday at around 11:55 p.m., the Baton Rouge Police Department responded to a shooting in the 1800 block of Curtis Street.

Upon arrival an officer found Ty Porter, 18, laying in the driveway next to a parked vehicle. Porter had been shot multiple times and was declared dead at the scene.

Homicide Detectives were notified and responded to the scene. 

At this time this case is still under investigation and there is no known motive for the shooting. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869 or CrimeStoppers 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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