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Sheriff's office identifies man killed in shooting

8 years 3 months 2 days ago Tuesday, November 24 2015 Nov 24, 2015 November 24, 2015 11:23 AM November 24, 2015 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Russell Jones

BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's investigators in East Baton Rouge Parish identified a man Tuesday who died after he was shot in the parish yesterday.

An EBRSO spokesperson said 25-year-old Michael Smith died as a result of his injuries Monday evening.

Deputies said Smith was shot in the 300 block of Springfield Road around 2 p.m. Monday. Deputies found him injured at the scene when they arrived, and said detectives are still investigating what happened.

The sheriff's office told News 2 Smith was identified through his fingerprints, and had an extensive criminal history.

Anyone with information about the shooting should call EBRSO at (225) 389-5000.

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