Police have released the name of a man found shot to death Sunday night in the 1700 block of America Street, according to a Baton Rouge Police Department news release.
Detectives are investigating the shooting death of Dennis Thomas Jr., 18, 316 S. 18th St.
Thomas was shot to death around 9:05 p.m. Sunday night while sitting inside a Chevrolet Tahoe parked in front of a house in the 1700 block of America Street.
A 42-year old woman inside the home was also struck in the arm by a bullet, police Sgt. Don Kelly said in the release.
Preliminary information indicates the shots may have come from a passing silver four-door car.
Anyone with any information on the shooting is urged to contact the Violent Crime Division at (225) 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.