Fatal shooting in strip mall parking lot in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Police are investigating a fatal shooting that took place Monday night in a strip mall parking lot in Baton Rouge.

Police told The Advocate (http://bit.ly/1mfzZMf ) that the man died in an ambulance on the way to the hospital.

Police spokesman Lt. Jonny Dunnam says the shooting took place in the parking lot near Hooters restaurant around 7:20 p.m. near Interstate 10.

Dunnam says the man was driving a sport utility vehicle when he was shot and struck a passing vehicle. Dunnam says two men believed to have been involved in the shooting ran from the parking lot and fled.

The victim was not immediately identified.

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Information from: The Advocate, http://theadvocate.com

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