17-year-old killed in Birch St. shooting

Deadly shooting on Birch St.

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Baton Rouge Police are investigating a Saturday evening shooting that took the life of a 17-year-old male. The victim's name has not yet been released.

Authorities say the shooting happened in the 1900 block of Birch Street around 5:00 p.m. The victim was found on the porch of a home, Cpl. Don Coppola said in a news release.

Detectives have not yet identified a suspect. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 344-STOP(7867).

This is a developing situation and we will update this story as more information becomes available.

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