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Police find man shot to death in the middle of the street

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Detectives are investigating a scene on S. 17th St. at America St. as a homicide. (Source: Robert Hollins/WAFB) Detectives are investigating a scene on S. 17th St. at America St. as a homicide. (Source: Robert Hollins/WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A man was found lying dead in the middle of the street when police responded to reports of a shooting Thursday night.

The victim was identified as Travis Jones, 22, of Baton Rouge.

The Baton Rouge Police Department said the shooting happened on South 17th Street and America Street around 10:15 p.m.

Cpl. Don Coppola Jr. reported the details surrounding Jones' death are still unclear.

Homicide detectives continue to investigate.

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

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