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A 15-year-old boy died Thursday night after having been shot earlier in the day on Prescott Road, said Baton Rouge Police spokesman Sgt. Don Coppola Jr.

Coppola said Raymond Phillips was shot around 3:45 p.m. while standing in a parking lot at 5765 Prescott Road, Coppola said.

Phillips died in a hospital. Coppola said investigators have not identified any suspects or eyewitnesses in the shooting. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at (225) 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.

Compiled from staff reports. To contact a crime reporter at The Advocate, email or call (225) 388-0369.