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Dice game argument leads to fatal shooting, man hit twice in the stomach

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 12:19pm

A man died last night after being shot twice in the stomach.

The Baton Rouge Police Department was called to investigate the shooting at roughly 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26. When they arrived to the scene on the 1500 block of Scenic Hwy they found the victim suffering from the gunshot wounds.

The victim, Deandre Dwayne Jenkins, 21, was transported to a local hospital but later died as a result of his injuries.

Officials believe the victim had been involved in a prior argument over a dice game with the suspect. They are working to identify the suspect at this time.

If you know anything about this incident call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867). You can also text your tip to CRIMES (274637). Include CS225 at the beginning of your message.


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