A 16-year-old was pronounced dead at the hospital after a shooting in Jackson around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to the East Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office. 

Sheriff Jeff Travis said Valentae' Brooks, 16, was shot Tuesday evening and later transported to the hospital. He was a student at East Feliciana High School.

Travis said the shooting occurred at a residence in the 2800 block of Charles Drive in Jackson.

He said the investigation is ongoing and authorities haven't determined "what type of shooting" it was.

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