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7-year-old girl wounded; one man dead in shooting on N. Foster Drive

4 months 15 hours 1 minute ago Saturday, March 27 2021 Mar 27, 2021 March 27, 2021 4:55 PM March 27, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - A 7-year-old girl was shot during a fatal shooting that left an adult man deceased Saturday afternoon.

Demon Sanders, 33, and a juvenile girl were shot while inside a vehicle, which caused Sanders to drive into a building on the 370 block of N. Foster Drive around 4:20 p.m.

According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, they believe that Sanders was followed by a group of males after being involved in a fatal shooting on N. 38th Street where Malik Cox, 28, was killed.

The child was transported to OLOL Children's Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Sanders died at the scene from his gunshot wounds on N. Foster, authorities said. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

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