BRPD makes arrest in shooting of 50-year-old man on Tuesday night


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – 34-year-old Kevin Tasker, Jr., of 6220 Vale St., is facing multiple charges in connection with a shooting that took place on Scotland Ave.

A 50-year-old man was shot a little before 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 1.

That man is currently in critical condition at a local hospital.

Tasker is facing these charges:

  • Attempt 2nd Degree Murder
  • Illegal Use of a Weapon

Authorities do not have a motive in this case.

The investigation into this shooting remains open.


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