BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – A teenager was killed Monday (October 10) morning in Old South Baton Rouge, authorities say.
According to the Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD), it was around 11:17 a.m. when 17-year-old Dedrick Wagner was shot to death in the 1400 block of Terrace Avenue.
BRPD detectives say the fatal shot was fired by an unknown suspect outside of a business. Based on the reported area in which the deadly incident occurred, the business appears to be the Terrace Grocery store.
According to detectives, the shooter’s motive is unknown at this time.
Wagner’s death remains under investigation, and citizens with information pertaining to the case are urged to contact either BRPD at (225) 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.