BATON ROUGE – A shootout in a hotel parking lot left one dead and a second injured on Monday morning.
Baton Rouge police responded to a shooting at the Holiday Inn on Airline around 9 a.m. and the coroner was called to the scene shortly after.
Officers identified the deceased victim as 23-year-old Malecah Demoulin.
Sources said a second person, a woman, was injured and taken to an area hospital for treatment.
At least two cars were towed, riddled with bullet holes. Dozens of cones, markers of evidence on spent shell casings, were placed on the ground next to the cars that were hit.
“I heard a lot of gunshots, but it was a lot of gunshots, not like isolated shots. It was like du-du-do-du,” said a client of the hotel.
Authorities made no arrests, but said at least one gun was found at the scene.
This incident marks the second shooting involving two people to occur in a 24-hour period. On Sunday evening, tTwo people were shot dead in an apartment complex on Longridge Avenue.
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Authorities are asking anyone with information relating to this shooting to contact the Violent Crime Unit at 225-389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867.