20-year-old killed while allegedly attempting to rob group of people

One killed, multiple shot on W. Mckinley Street

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - One person was killed while allegedly attempting to rob a group of six people Monday night, police say.

Police say the shooting happened around 11:10 p.m. on Oct. 19 in the 900 block of W McKinley Street.

Investigators believe Marcus Hayes, Jr., 20, was committing an armed robbery when one of the six victims armed himself before shooting Hayes.

Police say Hayes died at the scene.

One person was killed while allegedly trying to rob a group of people on Mckinley Street, police say.
One person was killed while allegedly trying to rob a group of people on Mckinley Street, police say. (Source: WAFB)

Two of the victims sustained non-life-threatening gunshot injuries.

This investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 225-389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867.

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