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Police identify man shot to death, then run over by truck

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Police have released the name of the man who was gunned down by three suspects on bicycles and then run over by a truck.

The Baton Rouge Police Department identified the victim as Peter Gray Jr., 54, of Baton Rouge. Investigators said they withheld releasing the name until his family could be notified.

Police said Gray was shot several times while walking on the sidewalk along North Foster Drive near Sherwood Street around 9:45 p.m. on October 23.

Officers found Gray lying face down in the roadway. They said he had been shot and hit by a truck that did not stop. The pickup is believed to have been white in color.

Police said witnesses reported seeing three men ride away from the scene on bicycles right after the shooting.

The shooting remains under investigation.

Anyone with information on this incident is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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