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Blood trail from car with shattered glass leads police to dead shooting victim

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Monquel Yates (Source: EBRSO) Monquel Yates (Source: EBRSO)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Police are investigating a shooting that left a man dead late Thursday night.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reported Monquel Yates, 24, was found dead on Osceola Street, which is off Wyandotte Street near I-110, around 11:35 p.m.

Investigators said he had been shot several times.

Cpl. L’Jean Mckneely Jr. with BRPD said officers responded to a shot spotter call and found a parked car with shattered glass and blood inside. He added they found Yates after following the blood trail.

Detectives have not yet identified a suspect or established a motive.

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

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