EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH, LA. (THECOUNT) — Christopher Jackson, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has been identified as the victim in a Wednesday fatal double-shooting in East Baton Rouge Parish.

Chris Jackson, 35, was fatally shot in Baton Rouge Tuesday afternoon.


According to reports, police responded to a call of shots fired in the area of Wilmot Street and Addison Street in Baton Rouge around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. When they arrived, two men were found suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

Jackson was pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot injuries.

The other involved male was transported to an area hospital with unknown gunshot injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with possible information related to this shooting is urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at (225) 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.


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.