61-year-old man killed near Mid City Tuesday

BATON ROUGE — The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating the city’s 26th homicide: the death of a 61-year-old man.

The deadly shooting happened around 3:15 p.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of S. 18th St. That’s off North Blvd. between Convention St. and Government St. and is near New Sunlight Baptist Church.

Police responded to a call for a shooting and found Dwain Fleming. He died at the scene. Police have not yet released a motive or information on a suspect.

This homicide is the 26th within the city limits of Baton Rouge so far this year.

Anyone with information about this shooting or any of the other homicides can call Crime Stoppers at 344-STOP. Your tip can be anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward. You can also submit a tip online.

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