BRPD: Man found shot to death on Convention Street


POSTED: Tuesday, August 21, 2012 - 3:45pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, August 21, 2012 - 5:26pm

A 36-year-old man was found dead early this morning after a shooting that happened on Convention Street.
The Baton Rouge Police Department was called to the scene at roughly 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 21.

When they arrived to the scene, located around the 2100 block of Convention Street, they found Otis Deon Kinchen, 36, of Baton Rouge. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

At this time no motive or suspect has been identified.

The East Baton Rouge Coroners Office reports that this marks the 78th homicide in the parish for the year. At this same time last year there were 60 homicides.

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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