Fatal shooting on Bard Street, Police seek suspect

Monday, October 8, 2012 - 11:30am

A Baton Rouge man died shortly after midnight last night and investigators are currently seeking a motive.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that the incident occurred on Monday, Oct. 8 on the 11000 block of Bard Street. When officers arrived they found a man lying on the side walk of an apartment complex. The victim, Clement Legea, 45, died at the scene from gunshot wounds to his upper body.

However, witnesses observed a black male dressed in dark clothing running from the scene. Although the motive has not yet been determined, investigators believe the shooting may have been drug-related.

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.


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