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Police release ID of man found shot in car on Monday night

2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago Tuesday, April 20 2021 Apr 20, 2021 April 20, 2021 8:00 AM April 20, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are investigating the death of a man who was found in his vehicle, suffering from gunshot wounds on Monday night.

According to representatives with the Baton Rouge Police Department, it was around 8:45 p.m. when authorities were called to the 1000 block of Napoleon Street near Myrtle Avenue.

Upon arriving, police found 25-year-old George Stevenson in the driver’s seat of a Hyundai suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. He was accompanied by two male passengers, a 17-year-old and a 19-year-old, who'd also been shot.

Police say Stevenson died at the crime scene. His two passengers sustained non-life threatening wounds and were treated at an area hospital.

Detectives are investigating the shooting and urge anyone with pertinent information to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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