POSTED: Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 11:30am
UPDATED: Friday, March 1, 2013 - 2:06pm
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Tivon Tarvin, 34, of Baton Rouge.
ORIGINAL: An unidentified man was shot and killed while sitting in his vehicle last night.
The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that the incident occurred at roughly 11:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 27. We’re told officers responded to the call of shots fired in the 1500 block of Spain Street. When they arrived they found a black male who had been shot to death.
Officials say the victim was located in the driver’s seat of a 4-door gray Hyundai Santafe. They have not yet released the identity of the victim.
Investigators have not yet identified a motive or suspect for this shooting.
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.
As of this day, the Baton Rouge Police Department has investigated 13 homicides in 2013. Two of the cases occurred in the months of February.