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18-year-old dies Sunday in South Choctaw Drive shooting

A shooting occurred at this corner on Dallas Drive and Choctaw Drive on Sunday, Dec. 9.
A shooting occurred at this corner on Dallas Drive and Choctaw Drive on Sunday, Dec. 9.(WAFB)
Published: Jan. 9, 2022 at 4:51 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 9, 2022 at 9:49 PM CST
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Baton Rouge Police Department officers responded Sunday, Jan. 9 to a deadly shooting that occurred around 4:20 p.m. on South Choctaw Drive, near Dallas Drive, according to officials.

BRPD’s spokesperson said Shawn E. George II, 18, died at the scene after suffering in the roadway from gunshot wounds.

The 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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