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Published On: Sun, Sep 8th, 2019

LSU doctoral student, Md Firoz-Ul-Amin, shot to death at Baton Rouge gas station

Louisiana State Univeristy Ph.D. student, Md Firoz-Ul-Amin, 29, was fatally shot and killed Saturday morning during a robbery at Mr. Lucky’s Valero Gas Station in Baton Rouge.

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Firoz-Ul-Amin was working as the clerk at the time and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Firoz-Ul-Amin was from Bangladesh and was a Ph.D. student in the computer science and engineering program at the university.

According to The Advocate, LSU President F. King Alexander released a statement Saturday afternoon, referencing Firoz-Ul-Amin’s talent and potential as a graduate student.

“The entire LSU community mourns the tragic loss of Ph.D. student Firoz-Ul-Amin,” Alexander wrote. “He was an incredibly gifted student and researcher with such a promising future. Our thoughts are with his family, fellow students and his professors in the Computer Science and Engineering program at this time.”

The killer is still at large. Anyone with information is asked to call the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office at 389-5000 or CrimeStoppers anonymously at 344-STOP.

 

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