BRPD identifies victim in deadly overnight shooting

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UPDATE:

25-year-old Ahmed Muhammad was shot and killed on Thursday night.

BRPD says, a deadly shooting “occurred around 10:19 p.m. last night in the 400 block of West Johnson St.”

When police arrived at the scene, Muhammad was discovered on the ground in a vacant lot.

The shooting victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities do not have a motive or suspect in this deadly shooting.

If you have any information about this overnight shooting, please call the Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

ORIGINAL:

The Baton Rouge Police Department is looking into a deadly shooting that occurred overnight.

The shooting happened on W. Johnson St. around 10:20 p.m. and emergency officials confirmed that one person is dead.

This is a developing story and more information will be provided as it becomes available.

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