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Father: murdered son was not from the city

1 year ago February 07, 2014 Feb 7, 2014 Friday, February 07 2014 Friday, February 07, 2014 4:21:47 PM CST in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Staff reports

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.

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