Teen killed in shooting outside food mart

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Update: A teen is dead after a shooting outside a food mart in Baton Rouge.

The East Baton Rouge Corner’s office identified the teen as 18-year-old Jarico Selmon.

Investigators say Selmon was shot around 12:45pm Wednesday outside Tak’s Food Mart in Baton Rouge.

Investigators are trying to find whoever is responsible.

If you know anything that can help, call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7866.


Officials with the Baton Rouge Police Dept are currently working a shooting that happened in the 5700 block of Prescott Road just after 12:45pm.

Details are limited but we do know at least one person was pronounced dead on the scene.

We have a crew en route and will provide more details as they are made available.

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