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BRPD identifies victim in deadly shooting near Scenic Highway

1 year 2 months 3 days ago Friday, August 21 2020 Aug 21, 2020 August 21, 2020 5:19 AM August 21, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating the shooting death of 21-year-old Marshanda Taylor that occurred early Friday morning.

Around 2:30 a.m. the Baton Rouge Police Department responded to reports of a shooting in the 2040 block of Goudchaux Street off of Scenic Highway.

Detectives believe someone fired several shots into a house, striking Taylor multiple times.

Taylor died at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing. 

Anyone with information relative to this incident is urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867(STOP).

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