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Authorities investigating deadly shooting on Coolidge Street

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BATON ROUGE- A homeless man is dead after an early morning shooting in the 1000 block of Coolidge Street.

The incident happened before 6 a.m. Monday morning. A witness at the scene told WBRZ he heard several shots, silence, then more gunfire about 10 minutes later. 

Police later identified the victim as 57-year-old Jerry Johnson, a homeless man. BRPD says investigators still have no motive or suspect in the shooting.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.


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