Police: Man found in canal was shot to death

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Police said a man was found shot to death in a canal Tuesday morning.

The victim was identified as Alexander Scott, 38, of Baton Rouge.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reported Scott was found in a canal on Jefferson Avenue near Washington Avenue around 7:30 p.m.

Investigators said neighbors found the body in the canal behind some houses.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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