EBRSO Looking For Man in Connection With Sunday Morning Homicide


East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for a man wanted in the shooting death of a woman early Sunday morning.

Elton Dontails Gaines III (dob 9/13/91) of 4888 Hooper Road is wanted for Second Degree Murder.

Detectives responded to a shooting at a large party in the 6000 block of E. Upland Avenue at 2:16 a.m. Sunday.

Donlisha Patterson, 21, of 447 Steele Blvd. was transported and pronounced dead at the hospital a short time later.

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.