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Teen dead after shooting on Scotland Avenue

4 months 3 weeks 6 days ago Saturday, March 19 2022 Mar 19, 2022 March 19, 2022 10:14 AM March 19, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a shooting that killed a teenager Friday night.

The Baton Rouge Police Department said the shooting happened around 7:35 p.m. Friday in on Scotland Avenue, just east of Scenic Highway.

Police said they found 17-year-old Markeith Franklin at the scene with several gunshot wounds. Franklin was transported to a hospital for treatment but later died from his injuries.

No more information was immediately available.

Anyone with information on the shooting should contact the Baton Rouge Police Department at 225-389-4869.

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