BRPD: Mississippi teen shot to death on Scenic Hwy

BATON ROUGE, La (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - Baton Rouge Police Detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that happened early Tuesday morning on Scenic Highway. 

According to authorities, the shooting happened around 1:30 a.m. in the 800 block of Scenic Highway. Authorities said 18-year-old Jocquez Ivory, of Natchez, Mississippi, was found lying in the roadway suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Investigators believe robbery maybe a motive in this incident. There are no known suspects at this time. 

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.


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