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BRPD: Teen killed in apparent robbery on Scenic Highway

3 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago Tuesday, August 29 2017 Aug 29, 2017 August 29, 2017 3:43 PM August 29, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE- Police say a robbery likely led to the fatal shooting of a teen on Scenic Highway Tuesday morning.

Baton Rouge Police said that around 1:30 a.m. deputies responded to the 800 block of Scenic Highway regarding a male victim in the roadway apparently suffering a fatal gunshot injury. Police said 18-year-old Jocquez Ivory of Natchez, Mississippi was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators believe that robbery maybe a motive. There are no known suspects at this time.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869.

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