POSTED: Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 10:11am
UPDATED: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 10:46am
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Angel Brooks, 19. She was located on the ground behind her apartment complex.
ORIGINAL: A woman was found shot to death and police are looking for the person responsible.
The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that the incident occurred shortly after midnight in the 4100 block of Mohican. When officers arrived, they found the woman in an alley way.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Officials have not provided her identity.
Investigators have not yet established a motive or suspect for this crime. 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.
This is the 23rd homicide investigated by the Baton Rouge Police Department in 2013. Of those homicides, only four of the victims were female. Three of those homicides were classified as negligent due to accidental misfire of a firearm. Two were listed as justifiable homicide due to self-defense. Twelve of the investigations are currently listed as "open."