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Deputies investigate deadly shooting near Baker

Scene of Springfield Road shooting (Source: WAFB) Scene of Springfield Road shooting (Source: WAFB)
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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Detectives with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office are investigating a deadly shooting that happened Monday just west of Baker, La.

Casey Rayborn Hicks with EBRSO identified the victim Tuesday morning as Michael Smith, 25. Investigators said he was taken to an area hospital where he later died from his injuries.

The shooting happened in the 300 block of Springfield Road, which is near the Jetson Center for the Youth on US 61 just before 2 p.m.

This shooting remains under investigation.

If you have any information about this crime, you are urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867, or call 911.

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