Teenager dies in shooting

Teenager dies in shooting

POSTED: Sunday, July 18, 2010 - 6:04pm

UPDATED: Monday, July 19, 2010 - 6:22am

A teenager is dead after a fatal shooting in North Baton Rouge this afternoon. Police say they found 17-year-old Travis Yates lying in the street on Midway Avenue. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Neighbors in the area say the teen was shot thirteen times, but police have not confirmed this.

A homicide investigation is pending.

If you have any information regarding the shooting, please call CrimeStoppers at 225-344-7867.

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