Teen dies from gunshot wound to the chest

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Homicide detectives are investigating another deadly shooting on the streets of Baton Rouge.

The victim was identified as Lezell James, 17, of Baton Rouge.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reported the shooting happened in the 1700 block of La Annie Drive, which is between South Choctaw Drive and Florida Boulevard, early Thursday morning.

According to reports, officers responded to a call of shots fired in the area just after midnight and found the victim lying dead on the ground with a gunshot wound to the upper torso.

Police said they have no suspects in the shooting at this time.

The investigation is ongoing.

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