Man shot in the head on Sharp Road

Man shot in the head on Sharp Road

POSTED: Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 6:10pm

UPDATED: Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 2:21pm

UPDATE: A 15 year old was arrested in connection with this shooting. We’re told detectives discovered that the suspect shot the victim over a dispute. Apparently the suspect’s dog tried to attack the victim’s cat. An argument ensued.

The arrest was made based on an anonymous tip that provided the identity of the suspect.

ORIGINAL: Investigators are currently working the scene of a shooting that happened shortly before 6:00 p.m.

The Baton Rouge Police Department and EMS were called to the scene of the incident, which happened on the 600 block of Sharp Road near Florida Blvd.

Witnesses tell NBC33 News that a male was shot in the head.

EMS transported the man to a local hospital, but were unable to provide information related to his condition.

BRPD could not provide many details at this time.

NBC33 News has a crew at the scene and will have more information as soon as it becomes available.

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