Driver dies after being struck by bullet, crashed vehicle
POSTED: Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 7:52pm
UPDATED: Friday, January 11, 2013 - 3:18pm
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — One man is dead after a shooting incident that happened on Hollywood Street.
The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that the incident happened at around 5:10 p.m. at a parking lot located on the corner of Hollywood and McClelland Ave. We’re told someone shot at the male and he then drove off. He then drove through a grassy field and crashed into the fence of a nearby home.
The victim, Brannon Counts, 32, of Baton Rouge, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The suspects managed to flee the scene before police could arrive. No other details could be provided at this time due to the active nature of the investigation.
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