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Double shooting leaves one dead, another critical

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Police are investigating a shooting in which one person died and another was badly wounded late Tuesday night.

The shooting happened in the 2500 block of Thomas Delpit Drive in Baton Rouge around 11:15 p.m.

The victim who did not survive has been identified as James Mimms, 42.

The Baton Rouge Police Department said he was shot in the neck and died at the scene.

The name of the second victim has not been released.

BRPD said it received a report of gunshots fired in the area.

Officers said they arrived on the scene to find two men had been shot.

Investigators said one of the men was already dead, while the other had suffered life-threatening injuries.

The second victim was rushed to an area hospital.

At last check, he was listed in critical condition.

Police have not established a motive or developed a suspect.

The shooting remains under investigation.

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