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Man dies after shooting near Southern University

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Posted: Sep 18, 2011 9:52 AM by Rachel Frost
Updated: Sep 18, 2011 9:52 AM
Source: WBRZ

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BATON ROUGE- A man died after he was shot yesterday evening near Southern University. The shooting happened in 1100 block of Swan Street.

According to Baton Rouge Police, several officers were working traffic for the Southern University football game when they heard a single gun shot. Police say a group of people, including a man who said he had been shot, ran toward where they were standing.

The victim was taken to the hospital where he died.

Police have not released the name of the victim and do not have a suspect or motive in the shooting.

If you have information contact the BRPD Violent Crimes Division at 225-389-4865.

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