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Baton Rouge Police Dept. is investigating an officer-involved shooting that left one person dead and a K-9 officer injured early Monday morning. Blood was on the ground and on the second residence door from the right on the first level of this apartment building at 4708 Tigerland Ave. BRPD's Sgt. L'Jean McKneely says police were searching for a wanted suspect around 1:35 a.m. Monday in the 4700 block of Tigerland Ave. when the shooting occurred.The suspect police were searching for died at the scene, McKneely said.

Baton Rouge police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that left one person dead and a police dog injured early Monday. 


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Sgt. L'Jean McKneely, a spokesman for the Baton Rouge Police Department, said police were searching for a wanted suspect around 1:35 a.m. Monday at an apartment complex in the 4700 block of Tigerland Avenue when the shooting occurred.

The suspect sought by police died at the scene, McKneely said. An identity has not yet been released.

A BRPD K-9 police dog was also injured, McKneely said. 

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Suspect fatally shot, K-9 injured in officer—involved shooting early Monday on Tigerland Ave.

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No other details were immediately available.

Two people were killed in a double-shooting at the same apartment complex in October 2019. Stan Riley, 37, and Amanda Authement, 34, were found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and later pronounced dead on the scene, police said. Neighbors at the apartment complex said they heard about 15 shots.

There's no indication the shooting then and the one Monday are related.