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3 hurt, 1 dead in separate shootings across Baton Rouge Friday morning–WBRZ By: WBRZ Staff


BATON ROUGE – Police responded to three separate shooting scenes with four victims Friday morning. 

The latest shooting was reported around 9 a.m. on Gwen Drive, just off N Sherwood Forest Drive. One person was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

Earlier that same morning, police responded to a double shooting on Wyandotte Street near Plank Road. 

Police also responded to reports of a dead body found in a ditch along Seneca Street near Jessamine Avenue. BRPD said it appeared the victim, identified as 55-year-old John Hayes, had been shot multiple times. 

The department has not released further details in any of those shootings at this time. 

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