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19-year-old dies from gunshot wound to the head

5 years ago Monday, November 02, 2009 6:32:30 PM CST November 02, 2009 Monday, November 02 2009 Nov 2, 2009 in News
Source: Baton Rouge Police Department

A 19-year-old male died today after a shooting on Winbourne Avenue.

Frankie Hamilton, 19, and a 16-year-old male got into an argument outside of Hamilton's house yesterday around 5:45 a.m. Police say the argument was over a cell phone, and it eventually escalated into a fight. The suspect then pulled out a handgun and shot Hamilton in the head.

Hamilton was transported to a hospital and was in critical condition until his death.

The suspect has been charged with 2nd degree murder, illegal use of a weapon and illegal possession of a handgun by a juvenile.

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