Baton Rouge shooting – female shot dead in Oliver apartment complex

An investigation is on going after a shooting in an apartment complex in Baton Rouge left a female dead on Tuesday, Oct. 19.

According to East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Casey R. Hicks, the shooting that happened at the Oliver apartment complex on Burbank Drive has been ruled a homicide.

Authorities said a female was found dead at the scene. Hicks said the victim’s boyfriend has been taken into custody and deputies intend to charge him in the killing.

Emergency responders said one person was dead when they arrived at the apartment complex after reports of shots fired.

Witness said he heard a commotion and ran outside his apartment.

“There was a guy acting all frantic, on the phone, saying someone had just gotten shot,” he said.

This is a developing story….