A Baton Rouge Police Dept. officer, who declined to be identified, uses a metal detector to search a grassy area under trees, in an area cordoned off by crime scene tape near the intersection of Scenic Highway and Kaufman Street, where a body was found Friday, Dec. 1, 2017.

Baton Rouge police have identified the victim of a fatal shooting that occurred Friday on Scenic Highway.

Jake Reed Jr., 51, was found near the sidewalk in the 6600 block of Scenic Highway early Friday morning, police said. There is no suspect or known motive in the case. 

Police spokesman Sgt. L'Jean McKneely said the initial call about the incident came in about 5:30 a.m. Friday morning.

A grocery bag, a full bottle and full can of alcoholic beverages and a pair of sunglasses were left behind at the spot where authorities said the man was found.