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Baton Rouge-area law enforcement are investigating a shooting Monday that killed a camp ranger at the Avondale Scout Reservation in Clinton and its possible link to three other shootings over the last four months, authorities said.

Here's a look at the four shootings:


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The home of Thomas Bass, who was fatally shot at his residence July 8, 2017, on Highway 960 near Clinton, photographed Wednesday, September 20, 2017.

On the morning of July 8, at 621 La. 960 in East Feliciana, Thomas Bass was killed at his house. Officials said the 62-year-old was found dead close to his home, where the shooter would have had to come up on the property.


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A log truck drives past Buck Hornsby's property on LA-g3, Wednesday, September 20, 2017, in Pride, La. Hornsby was shot and injured while walking near a shed on his property September 12, 2017, when he was shot.

In a Sept. 12 drive-by shooting, 47-year-old Buck Hornsby was wounded as he was exercising in the morning near the roadside of his property at 658 La. 63 in East Feliciana.


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Flowers lay near where Carroll Breeden was found shot to death Tuesday, September 20, 2017, while working in his yard. Photographed Wednesday, September 20, 2017, in Pride, La.

A week later, on Sept. 19, 66-year-old Carroll Breeden was killed about 5:30 p.m. as he sprayed weeds by the road in the front yard of his Pride home, just over the parish line from Clinton. A vehicle drove by and gunned him down, killing him in front of the family's lifelong home at 15288 Port Hudson-Pride Road, authorities said.

OCT. 9

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Clinton Police Lt. D. Kilcrease keeps traffic from going down LA-63 while the investigation into a drive-by shooting was taking place much further down the road Monday Oct. 9, 2017, near Clinton, La.. Kilcrease gives directions how to get around the closure.

And on Monday, Oct. 9, East Feliciana deputies responded to the fatal shooting of 48-year-old Brad DeFranceschi, a camp ranger at the Avondale Scout Reservation in Clinton, at 6897 La. 63, just east of Clinton. DeFranceschi was shot multiple times in front of his home. Authorities would not say if the incident was a drive-by shooting, but they did say they were searching for a small, four-door white car with tinted windows.