BRPD: 1 dead, 1 critically injured after being shot in car while at intersection of N 38th, Winbourne

Updated: Sep. 15, 2020 at 12:20 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Officials with the Baton Rouge Police Department say one person has died and one is in critical condition after a shooting in Baton Rouge Monday, Sept. 14.

The incident happened around 4 p.m. Monday near N 38th and Winbourne Avenue. L’Jean McKneely, a police department spokesperson, says Tequrrian Baptiste, 18, of Baton Rouge, and his 21-year-old passenger were hit by gunfire while stopped at the intersection.

Both victims were transported to a local hospital where Baptiste was later pronounced dead, according to police. Investigators say the passenger remains in critical condition.

Police say they have not identified a motive and or suspect(s) at this time.

Anyone with any information about this shooting is asked to call the Baton Rouge Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit at 225-389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867(STOP).

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