Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old that occurred 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, Baton Rouge Police spokesman Cpl. Don Coppola said.
The shooting occurred at 12:06 a.m. at 1737 La Annie Drive, Coppola said.
Officers responded to a call of shots fired in the area and found an James lying on the ground, Baton Rouge police said.
The shooting is under investigation.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call police at (225) 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.