Police say victim died after multiple gunshot wounds to upper body

Victim identified in deadly shooting on Cannon St.

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Police are searching for a killer after a deadly shooting late Wednesday night.

The victim was identified as Marquis Wyatt, 23, of Baton Rouge.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reported officers responded to a shooting on Cannon Street, which is off Plank Road just south of Airline Highway, around 10 p.m.

Investigators said Wyatt was found lying dead in the street. They added he had been shot several times to the upper body.

Detectives have not yet identified a suspect or determined a motive in the shooting.

The investigation is ongoing.

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

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