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Crime scene tape rests in a driveway Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021 in the 1200 block of Convention Street, near where the body of Kelvin Vicks, 32, was found in a field off the street late Monday night, after he was apparently shot to death. No motive or suspects are known at this time.

The body of a shooting victim was left in an open field a couple blocks south of the Greyhound Bus Station on Florida Avenue, Baton Rouge police said.

Police found Kelvin Vicks, 32, in the 1200 block of Convention Street shortly before midnight Monday. 

It was the second late-night shooting in a half-hour span BRPD responded to late Monday. The other took place on Pembroke Avenue, police said. 

A motive and suspect in both cases are unknown at this time.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Baton Rouge Police Department Violent Crimes Division at (225) 389-4869.