Police name victim of New Year's Day shooting

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Police have identified the man who was shot and killed in Baton Rouge on New Year's Day.

The Baton Rouge Police Department said Gregory Alexander, 22, may have been in a fight before getting shot.

The shooting happened on 69th Avenue at Somerset just before 5 a.m.

Alexander was taken to the hospital, where he later died.

He was the first person murdered in the Capital City in 2012.

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