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Driver gunned down during attempted robbery

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Police said a man was shot and killed Wednesday night by two suspects who wanted to rob him.

The Baton Rouge Police Department identified the victim as Rayjaun Martin, 20, of Baton Rouge.

The shooting happened in the 10000 block of Big Bend Avenue just before 11 p.m.

Investigators said Martin was trying to turn around in a driveway when a car pulled up and blocked him.

According to reports, two men armed with handguns went up to Martin and his passenger to rob them.

Police reported the passenger was able to run away just before Martin was shot. They added he was hit multiple times and died at the scene.

Detectives said the suspects were last seen driving off in a light-colored vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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