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Police investigate Baton Rouge double murder

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Homicide detectives are investigating a shooting in north Baton Rouge that left two people dead Thursday afternoon.

The Baton Rouge Police Department said two men were shot around 4:40 p.m. in the 1400 block of Monte Sano Street while sitting in a car stopped in the roadway.

One victim died at the scene. The other was taken to a hospital, where he later died as well.

Several men were seen running from the area immediately after the shooting.

The victims' identities will not be released until their families are notified.

Anyone with information on this shooting should call the Homicide Division at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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