BRPD investigates fatal shooting on Ford St.

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- Baton Rouge Police Homicide Detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that happened in the 6700 block of Ford St. around 7:45 p.m.

During the investigation, BRPD learned that 20-year-old Darius Ellis accidentally shot 20-year-old Israel Crockett Jr. while playing with a weapon.

Crockett was transported to a local hospital where he died.

Ellis was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison and charged with Negligent Homicide.

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