2 killed, including a child in a shooting on River Road

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- BRPD responded to a shooting in the 4300 block of River Road.

We are learning that the victim in this shooting was an adult. A child was also transported to a local hospital and died due to injuries sustained.

According to Baton Rouge Police, the victims were driving with at least four people in the car. While they were driving another car pulled up and shot multiple times, shooting two people in the back seat. The victims then crashed on the levee and tried to flee the scene on foot.

Family members of the victims say the boy killed was 5-years-old.

This is a developing story.

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