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One person was dead following a shooting Saturday evening on Prescott Road, Baton Rouge Police reported.

The call came around 8:52 p.m., according to BRPD spokesperson Sgt. L'Jean McKneely Jr. 

EMS spokesperson Nick McDonner said emergency services responded to 5459 Prescott Road, where The Lodge Apartments are located. 

The man was later identified as Byron Batiste, 32, who was found deceased with multiple gunshot wounds. 

No motives or suspects are known at this time as police investigate.

Police also encourage anyone with information to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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