Authorities in Louisiana Investigating February 25 Homicide, Asking for Assistance From the Public in Identifying Suspect

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Published February 27, 2023

Authorities in Louisiana Investigating February 25 Homicide, Asking for Assistance From the Public in Identifying Suspect

Baton Rouge, Louisiana – Authorities in Louisiana are investigating a February 25 homicide and asking for assistance from the public in identifying a suspect.

The Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD) has reported that Homicide Detectives are investigating the shooting death of 48-year-old James Evans who was found deceased from gunshot wounds behind a residence in the 900 block of Progress Street around 8:19 am on February 25, 2023.

BRPD indicated that the motive and suspect were unknown at the time this was published.

The Baton Rouge Police Department is asking anyone with information on this incident to contact the Homicide Division at (225) 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.