A man was shot and killed near Gus Young Avenue and North Acadian Thruway Wednesday afternoon, Baton Rouge police say.

The Baton Rouge Police Department said its officers responded around 4:15 p.m. to reports of a shooting in the 1500 block of North Acadian Thruway. 

Officers found 61-year-old Timothy Kelly in a car with multiple gunshot wounds, the BRPD said in a press release Thursday morning. He died at the scene.

Police remained at the scene for hours after the shooting, which took place close to Eden Park Elementary School.

No other details about suspects or a motive were immediately available. 


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