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16-year-old charged in other teen's February shooting death

3 months 1 day 4 hours ago Thursday, March 22 2018 Mar 22, 2018 March 22, 2018 5:28 PM March 22, 2018 in Crime
Source: WBRZ

UPDATE: Police say a 16-year-old has been arrested in the death of Raymond Phillips. 

According to BRPD, the motive of the shooting is still unclear at this time.

The teen has been booked into juvenile detention for second-degree murder and illegal possession of a firearm.

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BATON ROUGE - Police have identified the teenager killed in a shooting on Prescott Road Thursday afternoon.

Officers said 15-year-old Raymond Phillips was shot while standing in a parking lot in the 5700 block of Prescott Road near W. Brookstown Drive around 3:45 p.m.

Phillips was a 7th grade student at Broadmoor Middle School.

Phillips was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. He later succumbed to his injuries.

Police said there are no known suspects or witnesses to the shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call police.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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