A 20-year-old woman is dead following a shooting around 9:15 last night near the Bienville Tower Apartments on College Drive in Baton Rouge.
Baton Rouge Police have identified the victim as Dedawn Bush. She was out walking when a black male suspect walked up to her and began shooting.
The suspect then fled the scene on foot in a northern direction, according to BRPD. The motive behind the shooting remains unknown.
Bush's body was found lying on a sidewalk near the intersection of College and Bardwell, about three miles from the LSU campus.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.