Teen dies in mid-day Baton Rouge shooting

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Baton Rouge Police are investigating a shooting that killed an 18-year-old man Wednesday afternoon.

It happened in the 1900 block of Sparta Avenue around 3 p.m. The 18-year-old was found lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to his mid-section. He was taken to the hospital where he later died.

The motive for this shooting is unknown at this time. Anyone with information about this shooting is urged to call the Violent Crimes Unit at 225-389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 225-389-7867.

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