EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH, LA. (THECOUNT) — Jerome Kinchen, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Saturday night shooting in Baton Rouge Parish.

Kinchen, 34, was shot dead Saturday night in Baton Rouge.


According to reports, Kinchen was found suffering from apparent gunshot wounds along with a 22-year-old male, in the 4800 block of Gus Young Avenue in East Baton Rouge Saturday night around 8 p.m.

Kinchen was pronounced dead of gunshot injuries on the scene.

The second man was transported to an area hospital with life threatening injuries. His condition was not updated as of Sunday morning.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember Kinchen:

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: East Baton Rouge Parish is the most populous parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 440,171. The parish seat is Baton Rouge, Louisiana’s state capital. East Baton Rouge Parish is located inside of the Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.