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.