17-year-old fatally shot on Matilda Street

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Updated: Apr. 27, 2021 at 12:57 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - A 17-year-old was fatally shot on Matilda Street early Tuesday morning, according to Baton Rouge Police.

Rodrick Cook died from gunshot injuries after a shooting in the 1500 block of Matilda Street around 12:45 a.m. April 27, police say.

A second 17-year-old victim was also injured by gunfire and transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information relative to this shooting incident is urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at (225)389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225)344-7867 (STOP).

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