Baton Rouge man killed in morning shooting outside his residence


POSTED: Monday, July 23, 2012 - 11:14am

UPDATED: Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 9:48am

CORRECTION: BRPD has relased a statement on the age of the victim, Kedrick Dennis. Dennis is 30 years old, not 21.

ORIGINAL STORY: Kedrick Dennis, 21, was shot and killed today around 8:15 a.m. while standing outside his residence on the 3000 block of Madison Avenue.

A black male suspect approached Dennis, who was standing in his yard. The suspect opened fire on Dennis before fleeing the scene in a white car.

Dennis was pronounced dead at the scene. The motive for this shooting is unknown at this time.

Anyone with information on this incident is urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867). You can also text your tip to CRIMES (274637). Include CS225 at the beginning of your message.

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