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Two people shot one of them killed on Sarasota Drive

Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 3:55pm

Two men were shot,and one died after a shooting Sunday.

It happened around 2:15 a.m. in the 4,400 block of Sarasota Drive in Baton Rouge.

When East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputies got to the scene they found Jarvis Nelson,22 dead inside a car.

Deputies say another man had been shot and later transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

People living nearby say they heard close to a dozen gunshots ring out in middle of the night.

"It woke me up," said neighbor Sue Jackson. "I thought the kids were knocking around, and I listen and I heard it again. It was loud being, and I woke him up."

Deputies say the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sheriff's Office at 389-5000 or Crime Stoppers at 344- STOP.



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