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Police identify victim in deadly shooting

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Posted: Jan 11, 2013 2:23 PM
Source: Baton Rouge Police Department

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BATON ROUGE - Police released the name of a woman killed when someone shot at her apartment on La Margie street in Baton Rouge last night.

Cpl. L'Jean McKneely with Baton Rouge Police said Shaquanan Jones, 26, died around 9:30 p.m. last night. He said she'd been hit by a single gunshot to her upper torso when someone fired multiple times at her apartment unit, hitting her through a window.

McKneely said two other people were in the room when the shooting happened, but they weren't hurt.

Investigators said the motive for the shooting still isn't known. Anyone with information about this case should call the Violent Crimes Unit at (225) 389-4869.

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