EBRSO Looking for Man Suspected in Shooting Yesterday Evening

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for Leethel White (dob 8/27/77) of Baton Rouge for shooting and killing a woman yesterday evening and shooting and injuring a second woman.


Detectives responded to 8686 Coy Avenue yesterday evening at approximately 9:00 in reference to a shooting in which one woman was found dead and another transported to the hospital for a non-life-threatening injuries.


Kourtney Thomas (dob 9/19/87) was pronounced dead on scene.


White is wanted for First Degree Murder, Attempted First Degree Murder and Illegal Use of a Weapon.


Anyone with information concerning this incident or the whereabouts of the suspect is asked to contact the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office at 225-389-5000. Crime Stoppers is also offering a cash reward for anyone with information leading to the arrest of those responsible.  Contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at (225) 344- STOP or (225) 344-7867.