Police looking for suspects in Hollywood Street shooting

Police looking for suspects in Hollywood Street shooting

POSTED: Friday, August 24, 2012 - 12:00pm

UPDATED: Friday, August 24, 2012 - 12:04pm

Baton Rouge police are looking for suspects in an early morning attempted murder investigation.

At aproximately 2:00 a.m. this morning, shots were fired at a home in the 3000 block of Hollywood Street.

An officer found a male victim, 53, shot in the chest as he laid in bed. Several shots had been fired from the outside of the residence into a bedroom where victim slept. 

The victim was shot multiple times and was transported to an area hospital for his injuries in serious condition.

The motive for the shooting is not yet determined.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Major Assault Detectives at 389-3844 or Crimestoppers at 344-STOP. 

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