BRPD seeking suspect in evening shooting

BRPD seeking suspect in evening shooting

POSTED: Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 11:15am

UPDATED: Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 4:02pm

A man is in the hospital with life threatening injuries after being shot in his mid section.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that the incident occurred at roughly 9:00 p.m. on Monday, June 25. We’re told a Uniform Patrol Officer from 1st District was patrolling the area when he heard gunshots. He located the scene on N. 27th Street where he found a man lying in the roadway suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where he is listed with life threatening injuries.

The suspect is said to have fled the scene. Detectives are actively seeking a suspect.

If you know anything about this incident call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867). You can also text your tip to CRIMES (274637). Include CS225 at the beginning of your message.

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