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Thu January 17, 2013
Baton Rouge Man Shot, Killed When He Answered Door
East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputies say a 41-year-old man was shot and killed when he answered the door of his apartment.
Spokeswoman Casey Rayborn Hicks identified the victim as Ellis Banks.
Hicks says Banks was shot at 6:25 p.m. Sunday when he answered a knock at his front door. The Advocate reports Banks was taken to a hospital where he died from his injuries.
Detectives have yet to determine a motive or suspects in the case.