One dead, another injured in attempted robbery on Delaware St.


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – 19-year-old Nizual Whittine, of 9237 Hyacinth Ave. was shot and killed on Saturday night.

BRPD says, “Whittine was shot during a robbery attempt that occurred in the 2900 block of Delaware St.”

Whittine was taken back to Hyancinth Ave. and that is where police located the shooting victim.

“A second gunshot victim was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries,” according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

The investigation into this deadly attempted robbery remains open.

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

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