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Police identify victim of deadly shooting on North 49th Street

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Police have released the name of the victim in a deadly shooting that happened Tuesday night.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reported Marvin Lewis, 17, was found dead on North 49th Street in Baton Rouge around 8:30 p.m.

Detectives said they later learned someone possibly connected to the case was driven to the hospital with a gunshot wound not considered life threatening.

They have not yet named a suspect.

The deadly shooting continues to be investigated.

This is the 58th homicide in East Baton Rouge Parish for this year. It is the 15th homicide this year in 70802 zip code. There have been 10 murders this year in the 70805.

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

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