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Deadly weekend shooting off N Acadian Thruway likely justified, police say

1 month 1 week 6 days ago Tuesday, July 05 2022 Jul 5, 2022 July 05, 2022 1:31 PM July 05, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - One person was killed and another is in critical condition after a shooting just off N Acadian Thruway Saturday evening.

Authorities said the shooting happened at the corner of N 31st and Iroquois Street. Police identified the person killed as 26-year-old Nikolas Ell.

Baton Rouge Police said Tuesday that they suspect all three men knew each other prior to the shooting and the killing would likely be ruled a justifiable homicide. 

Ell died at the scene. The other victim was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

No other details on what led to the fight were immediately available. 

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