BR TV personality Scott Rogers shot & killed, another man in critical condition
POSTED: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 1:47pm
UPDATED: Friday, August 29, 2014 - 3:11pm
ST. GABRIEL, LA (NBC33) — UPDATE: The Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office has notified family members of the murder victim. He's been identified as Baton Rouge TV personality Scott Rogers, who hosted the Around Town TV Show on weekend mornings. The Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office is continuing its investigation.
The Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office says it is now investigating this case as a homicide, but it cannot confirm that it was a murder / attempted suicide. The other man who was shot, and is listed in critical condition is Mathew Hodgkinson.
We will continue to track this story and bring you updates as they become available.
ORIGINAL STORY: A St. Gabriel, LA, man was found shot to death in his St. Gabriel home Wednesday afternoon. The Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office says another man was transported to a local hospital in critical condition, apparently the victim of a self-inflicted gunshot.
Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stassi says his Deputies were called out Wednesday afternoon to Daisy Avenue in St. Gabriel to see what was going on.
At this point, it's unclear what the relationship was between the two men. The Sheriff's Office says it's continuing its investigation at this point, and it's working to notify family members of the deceased man.
*editors note: NBC33's news team has obtained the name of the deceased victim in this investigation, but we are choosing not to release his name at this time because his family has not been notified by investigators.