BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Baton Rouge police are investigating the death of a teen who was found dead in a park Saturday.
BRPD spokesperson L'Jean McKneely said the victim was found lying on the ground with gunshot wounds around 10:30 a.m. at BREC's Cadillac Street Park.
Officials told WAFB's Carmen Farrish investigators believe the shooting happened overnight.
The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner identified the victim as Dequantay Singleton, 19. An autopsy will be conducted Monday.
Police Chief Paul Murphy and District Attorney Hillar Moore were present at the scene.
This investigation is ongoing. We will update this story with new information when it becomes available.