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Victim shot during 2021 armed robbery attempt dies from complications 3 years later

3 weeks 5 days 23 hours ago Tuesday, June 18 2024 Jun 18, 2024 June 18, 2024 8:04 PM June 18, 2024 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - An investigation into an armed robbery from 2021 continues as the victim, who suffered a gunshot wound during the incident, died from complications. 

Warren West, 35, died Monday from complications stemming from a gunshot wound he received on February 7, 2021, during an armed robbery.

WBRZ reached out to Baton Rouge Police to learn more about their investigation. 

According to police, circumstances surrounding the case has made it difficult for authorities to investigate. 

Police say West called for help from a gas station on Florida Blvd that day, telling them he had been shot somewhere downtown. However, police say West was not able to say where the shooting occurred and could not provide any information about his attacker. 

Investigators at the time were not able to locate a crime scene. 

At this time, there is no information on possible suspects as police say the investigation is ongoing. 

Baton Rouge Police is asking anyone with information about the crime to contact their Violent Crimes Unit at 225-389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867. 

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