BRPD: Teen found shot to death

Baton Rouge police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy Thursday morning in the 1700 block of La Annie Drive, just east of Belaire High School and south of South Choctaw Drive.

Lezell James, 11655 E. Black Oak Drive, died from gunshot injuries to his upper torso, police Cpl. Don Coppola said.

The shooting occurred at 12:06 a.m. at 1737 La Annie Drive, Coppola said.

Officers responded to a reported call of shots fired in the area and found James lying on the ground, police said.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call police at (225) 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.