East Baton Rouge sheriff obtains arrest warrant in Gardere murder _lowres

Marcus Dominque

The East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff’s office is looking for a man wanted in the murder of a man in the Gardere neighborhood Saturday morning.

Eric Kinchen, 32, was shot in the 1600 block of Port Drive around 10:00 a.m. He was taken to a hospital, where he died from gunshot wounds.

In a news release issued Sunday night, the sheriff’s office identified Marcus Dominique, 22, as the suspect, saying detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for him for second-degree murder and illegal use of a firearm.

The sheriff’s office in the release noted that both Dominique and Kinchen lived at 1770 Port Drive.

People with information about Dominique’s whereabouts or the crime are asked to call the sheriff’s office at 225.389.5000.