The victim of Thursday night’s fatal shooting at a Main Street home has been identified as 51-year-old Bernard Lands, according to a Baton Rouge Police Department news release.
Lands was shot to death on the front porch of his home at 2505 Main St., the release says.
The motive for the shooting is unknown, the release says.
Officers responded to a report of the shooting at the corner of Main Street and North 25th Street around 9:30 p.m., the release says.
Lands had been found shot multiple times and was dead when authorities arrived, the release says.
Anyone with information is urged to call police at (225) 389-4869 or Crimestoppers at (225) 344-STOP.