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A Baton Rouge man was shot and killed early Saturday morning, police said.

Joseph Johnson, 28, was found dead of an apparent gunshot wound outside his house on Breckinridge Avenue around 4:30 a.m., according to a news release from Baton Rouge police.

Investigators believe the shooting happened in the 2100 block of Pocahontas Street and Johnson was brought to his house roughly three miles away by a private vehicle. 

The shooting remains under investigation.

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