Teen shot dead on South 15th Street early Friday evening

An 18-year-old man was found shot to death early Friday evening on a street a few blocks northwest of BREC’s City Park, Baton Rouge police said.

The man suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead shortly before 5 p.m. at the scene in the 1300 block of South 15th Street, just off Terrace Avenue and west of Park Boulevard, said Cpl. L’Jean McKneely, a Baton Rouge police spokesman.

No other details were available Friday night and the shooting remains under investigation.

Police are withholding the victim’s name pending notification of his family, McKneely said.

Anyone with information about this incident can contact police at (225) 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.