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One person is dead and four others are injured after a shooting at a nightclub early Sunday morning, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department. 

The shooting happened in the parking lot of the Charcoal Lounge at 4888 Plank Road (map) just after 2 a.m., spokesperson L'Jean McKneely said. 

Cedrick Parker, 38, died at the scene from his injuries. 

McKneely said the four other victims were transported to a hospital with moderate to non-life threatening injuries. 

A motive and suspect are unknown, and the incident remains under investigation. Other details were not immediately available. 

Police urged anyone with information about the event to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at (225) 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.