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Police ID man found shot dead in Louisiana backyard

February 27, 2018

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Police in Louisiana say a man was found dead in the backyard of a house after being shot in another location.

Baton Rouge police identified 20-year-old Charles Bowah as the victim.

Police Sgt. Don Coppola Jr. tells news outlets that authorities found Bowah’s body Monday morning. Coppola later said investigations revealed the shooting occurred about a block away.

Police say Bowah ran until he got to the home, where he collapsed and died.

Investigators have not yet identified a suspect or established a motive for the shooting.

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