POSTED: Friday, November 30, 2012 - 1:15pm
UPDATED: Friday, November 30, 2012 - 1:19pm
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — A man died early this morning after he was shot while sitting in his vehicle at a local business.
The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that the victim, Eugene George, 31, was shot on Thursday, Nov. 29 shortly after 7:00 p.m. We’re told George’s vehicle was in the parking lot of Neighbors Food Mart on Dougherty Drive. George was in the vehicle with a female when an unidentified black male approached the car and shot them.
Both victims were transported to a local hospital for treatment. The female victim reportedly only suffered from minor injuries. George, however, passed away early this morning.
Investigators say the suspect fled the scene on foot and was last seen wearing a green hooded sweatshirt with khaki pants.
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.