New reports just released about a manhunt under way for a white male of medium build with a military style haircut who may be wearing a tactical vest who killed two black men in Baton Rouge. The murders happened on Tuesday and Thursday apparently at random in the capital city.
The first shooting took place on Tuesday night. What appeared to be a homeless man was killed at the corner of Acadian and Florida Blvd. between 10:30 and 11:15 p.m. The victim was 59 year old Bruce Cofield.
The second shooting happened Thursday night at the 3400 block of Alaska Street. Donald Smart, 49 was found shot around 11 p.m. his death was under investigation as of Friday morning.
According to The Advocate a national ballistics database has connected the two killings.
Stay tuned and alert.