Father: murdered son was not from the city
BATON ROUGE - Police said Marvin Thomas, 18, was shot and killed on S. 15th near Julia Street just before five Friday evening.
Family members said he was heading to the store before the shooting happened.
Thomas' father told WBRZ News 2, the teen was not from the city. Thomas was in town to visit his father.
Thomas' father said he heard gunshots around 4:45 p.m. and found his son shot in the street when he went to investigate what he heard.
Thomas was from St Gabriel
Police said they have no suspects in the case. Anyone with information on this incident is urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Residents wondering what's next after two alarm fire rips through apartment complex
Area law enforcement trains for riots and large crowds
Post-flood water bill flooding woman with debt
Community celebrates city's bicentennial
Gunfire outside Sorrento landfill escalates enviromental fight