Incident

12-24-2019 Louisiana Baton Rouge 2-1

Location

December 24, 2019

Avalon Ave and Turret Dr
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Geolocation: 30.4466, -91.0219

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Gervonte Taplin
  • Age: 17
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Age: 10
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Koverias Garner
  • Age: 17
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child injured (not child shooter)
  • Home Invasion
  • Home Invasion - Resident killed
  • Home Invasion - Resident injured
  • Gang involvement

Notes

stepbrothers shot, no forced entry, street gang known as "The 300"

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 6
State Senate District: 6
State House District: 65