Police: 49-year-old victim dies after shooting during business robbery

Police: 49-year-old victim dies after shooting on Plank Rd.

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Baton Rouge Police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened during an attempted robbery at a business on Plank Rd.

According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, the shooting happened at The Renaissance Center around 11:15 a.m Wednesday, October 5. The store is located in the area of Plank Rd. near Chippewa St.

Police said Youlanda Hunter, 49, and a second victim were shot during the possible robbery attempt. Both victims were taken to the hospital. Hunter later died from her injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at (225) 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.

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