Mayor Sharon Weston Broome has released a statement regarding the latest fatal shooting in Baton Rouge. The incident took place in the parking lot of Trader Joe’s on Perkin’s Rd. and resulted in the death of 61-year-old Danny Buckley.
” I am very concerned about the incident that occurred this past weekend outside of a local business, and I am still gathering information from the public and law enforcement. The situation is still under investigation and I have spoken with Chief Murphy Paul and asked him to conduct a fair and transparent review of what happened. I appreciate the citizens who have come forward with information thus far, and welcome any other information citizens might have. Every citizen deserves to be treated justly, and I promise to the residents of East Baton Rouge Parish that this investigation will be conducted fairly.” – Mayor Sharon Weston Broome