BRPD investigating two shootings on Easter Sunday, one of them deadly

BATON ROUGE, La. — Baton Rouge Police officers are investigating two separate shootings on Easter Sunday, one of them turned deadly.

The most recent happened around 11:15 a.m. in the 12000 block of Cate Ave. in Baton Rouge. That’s off of Florida Blvd. between Marque Ann & Christy drives.

Edward Brooks, 35, was shot one time in the chest after an argument. He was transported to a hospital in critical condition. He died at the hospital from his injuries.

In a separate shooting earlier in the morning, a young girl was shot while laying in her bed in the 4200 block of Denham St., off of Plank Rd. It happened around 2:15 a.m.

She was transported to a hospital from the overnight shooting. She had a non-life threatening injury.

Anyone with information on either shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 344-STOP.

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