Teen dead after shooting on Scotland Avenue
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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